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When I put it on I get a messaege saying DEW in red capital letters and it just switches off, that means I cannot record or take pictures, can you let me what the proplem is.

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On some camcorders that means that there is too much moisture inside the camcorder to operate properly. Keep it inside, out of any case it may have been in or has, at room temperature for awhile and see if it dries should but it may take awhile. This happens sometimes if you have had it outside and bring it inside and there is a temperature change such that it causes condensation to form inside the cam and the sensor shuts the systems down, alerts you to the situation (DEW) and thus you know to let it sit awhile.

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