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LCD image upsidedown

I have Sony Handycam DCR-TRV285E since one year and all of a sudden the view through LCD is upsidedown during recording and playback. Surprisingly playback on TV is ok!

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  • Ijaz Oct 27, 2007

    Hi, Thanks for your message but, I do not have any switch on my LCD pivot. My Hanycam model is DCR TRV285E PAL. 




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There is a switch on the LCD pivot that detects which way the LCD is being viewed from. Check this switch.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

  • Martin B
    Martin B Oct 27, 2007

    I do mean a switch inside the pivot. It detects if the display is pointing forward, you will need to disassemble the display to see the switch.



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