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Camera lens seems like its not working

I am lost ... it was working fine. when i went to turn it on the lens seems to not be working. you put it on and all you see is a black screen. when you put in on video its shows a bright color streak but not to do with the picture. i tried pointing it at the monitor to see atleast a change in color or brightness but is as if its not reading anything at all. Any ideas???

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Re: Camera lens seems like its not working

CCD failure This may be a call back issue Contact Sony.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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