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LCD Screen not working

Hi, I purchased sony DCR-HC42E on August 2005. Yesterday the LCD Screen suddenly stopped working. I can record it through view finder, but LCD screen is just blank. Also the message 'cover is not open' appears, while the cover is already opened. Also please let me know if I will get a free service if I am under the warranty period for the above issue.

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  • corrado 65 Nov 30, 2007

    My lcd screen died two weeks ago!



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The problem of your camera is the flexwire cable of the lcd monitor that why you don't see nothing in the panel,Also the message 'cover is not open' appears,while the cover is already opened the switch on cover have poor is not covered by sony have to replace or repair that switch and flexwire cable....

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