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Have almost no sound while recording .

I have no sound or almost none while recording whether in movie or audio modes. The volumn is at it's highest. There is a very faint amount of sound but have to press camera to ear to hear.

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  • Shelb Sep 04, 2007

    I thank you so very much for your time and advice but I have no external mic...to plug in. I was simply recording then transferring to my computer and the playing....could there be a loose wire possibly inside camera...not that I'd feel qualified to tear into it...proably gonna need to take it to repairman but not sure it's worth the cost...should perhaps just invest same amount into new camera,,,I just don't know...but it certainly is aggravating right now especially.....Thank You and God Bless...Shelb...

  • Shelb Sep 06, 2007

    I tried the tapping and it did improve the sound slightly....I guess I need to find a repair service and take it in.

    Thanks for your time and suggestions so very much...wish we lived closer I'd bring my camera to you ...:). CA.

    I'd like to purchase a camcoder for around $300.00-$400.00...I'm not sure of any of them as to the best for my money and simple or convienent to use...might I get a suggestion from you ...I noticed you have offered suggestions on repairing quite a few different brands...
    All those brands confuses me ....

    Thank you once more sHELB

  • Shelb Sep 10, 2007

    Thank you for your info ...I decided upon a Panasonic Palmcoder VDR-D210 DVD 32X Zoom Digital Camcoder. The idea of recording straight to the dvd apealked to me. Hope I will be pleased with selection. I more or less closed my eyes and pointed to a picture. :)

    Have a Good Day and God Bless...
    Shelb

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Maybe there's a loose mic connection. try plugging an external mic, possibly the loose connection is in the ext mic input.

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    teofilo navarro Sep 05, 2007

    As a repairman that kind of trouble isnt big deal for me. i dont charge too much for that. try tapping side by side, or jarring but not to the extent of destroying your unit. [;0)

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    teofilo navarro Sep 05, 2007

    you may try earphone, headphone, earbud and the likes in place of ext mic. If you can monitor the recording in your tv there should be feedback( an ear tearing sound specially when tv volume is high.) hope it will help, God bless you to.

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    teofilo navarro Sep 06, 2007

    those brands are really good compared to each other, get only what fits your taste and lifestyle, there are brands with EASY switch, GREEN mode switch ( for non professionals), and compose switch mode (pro use only), more features less price of course is always a winner. they last around three years, but dont worry, by that time they are already obsolete, actually they upgrade their models every 3 to six months!

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