Question about Sony Handycam DCR-TRV280 Digital Camcorder
My camcorder broke after just about a year of use, just past the warranty so I couldn't send it back and it would cost the same amount to have it professionally fixed. Sometimes the camcorder's video gets very pixelly when I connect it to the computer, and I have no explanation for that, but after messing around with drivers and camcorder settings I get it back to normal somehow. My biggest problem is that I can no longer record. When I try, the video playback is choppy and so is the audio. It goes in and out, the video looks a bit jarbled. All I have been able to guess is that I need a cleaning cassette, are there any other ideas?
You can use a white copier paper to clean the head drum.But be careful not to apply the same and gently swipe the drum along while you hold the paper on the drum. Besides if it does not improve change the drum completely.For orignal spares you can contact us and you need a good repair center.
Posted on Aug 08, 2007
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This is most likely caused by a damaged or misaligned video drum and can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.
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