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Sony dcr trv30 zoom inout problem

My camcorder went crazy. When i turn it on to camera mode, you will hear the lens knock several time zooming in and out very fast. Same when you press the zoom in /out button, it will zoom in and out very fast hearing the lens knock.. Need help.

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Re: sony dcr trv30 zoom inout problem

Wow, your camcorder is ill... sounds like an issue with the controller chip, This issue can be caused by all kinds of things, like moisture in the enclosure etc... I think this will have to be professionally serviced.

Posted on Oct 03, 2007

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