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SONY DCR-HC42 - auto focus will not work ???

All of a sudden my camera will not focus on an object,  I can manually zoom in and out to get the object into focus but no auto . The LCD flashes a  E:61:00 at the top right corner of the screen ( possible error code, can't figure out what it means).

 

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  • mkowlessar Oct 20, 2007

    x-tian  thanks for your input. I took it into  Precision Camera - they will diagnose for $65. I am awaiting there reponse. Will update with results.

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That problem is on the lens assembly...one the two motor is not working properly...sometimes it is a poor connection to the socket of the main board...other is photo sensor of the lens(not the ccd image sensor)or the driver ic of the 2 motor...i suggest you have to go the service center for repairing you camera cause it need to disassemble the camera for doing this....

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