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Sony dcr hc 17 E: problem on LCD screen-no picture

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  • jenchloe May 20, 2009

    I have a Sony DCR-HC17E. Suddenly LCD screen went blank. Sony wants to charge me 100 euros to replace the flexible cable, but, I'm not willing to give that amount of money for an old video camera and for a problem that sooner or later will reoccur. I will buy a new one and definately not Sony, because, I believe that the failure of the ribbon cable was 'premeditated' from Sony to gain money from a 'dead corpse'.

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Dear Friend,
I have same camera and I only used it for an hour and i went to use it again and i think I have same problem like yours. Did you fixed yours?

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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SOURCE: DCR HC-42 LCD screen problem

I have opened my camera and found that the flexible circuit/ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the inside of the camera is broken. This is due to poor design, in which the flexible circuit cannot withstand the constant movement of the LCD.
I have managed to buy a new cable from a Sony repair dealer, and will attempt to fit it later on this week.

The part number for the new flexible cable is:
Ref no. 171
1-864-761-11
FP-185 FLEXIBLE BOARD

if you are interested in how I get on with it, you can mail me at jackstar@ntlworld.com
I won't bother trying to complain to Sony directly, because it is quite apparent that they really couldn't give a toss.

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Sony video camera DCR-HC-26. Bought Camcorder

I would take it back to Radio Shack and demand your money back. I would do some research on sony's website and find the right cleaner for you camera.

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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