Question about Samsung VP-W90U Camcorder
I CAN PLAY BACK TAPES IN PLAY BACK MODE BUT IF I PUT IT IN RECORD MODE, THE SCREEN IS JUST BLACK. I HAVE TOOK THE LENS CAP OFF! AND IT PLAYS BACK THIS WAY TOO. IT ALMOST SPOILT MY HOLIDAY AS IM MAD ABOUT RECORDING ON MY HOLIDAYS.
I have the same problem faillure of the CCD-chip. when your camcorder is produced between 2000 and 2004 you can have this problem. Problem also known in other fabricats ( sony etc.) Sony repairs it for free. Samsung refuses this
Posted on Aug 27, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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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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