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Sony Digital 8 handicam DCR-TRV 110E - horizontal bars across image

My camcorder has developed 3 horizontal bars across the image in playback. Happens on all recordings, even those known to be good previously, Same thing when viewed through the viewfinder, the LCD screen and when displayed on a TV. The bars are evenly spaced with similar (if not the same) sized gaps between the bars, showing the image.

Any idea what causes this and how I can fix it?

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if all the indicators i.e. battery condition, play mark, counter, etc are visible on the screen then it can be a simple problem of dirty video head. try using a head cleaning cassette or do the head cleaning manually, Open the cover by removing three screws on the right hand side next to the viewfinder. Slide it little towards front and pick it up. The video head will be visible.

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lcd screen blank

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tape path needs to be aligned.

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SOURCE: no image in either viewfinder or lcd

CCD Imager in your camera id bad and needs to be replaced. Follow the Sony web link for details.

Sony offers various models repair with CCD Imager issue free of cost but I couldn't find your model in that list. Contact nearest Sony Service Center for guide lines.

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SOURCE: Have a sony dcr sr 82. When looking through the

You absolutely must send in the unit for repair. This is nothing for a consumer to tackle(and some techs! lol) Really tho, either the circuitry is damaged or an adjustment was shifted. There are PRECISE electronic and mechanical settings all working in delicate concert to give you that crisp image--and steady one. Heat, shock, vibration, age, and moisture all work towards causing a malfunction. Send the unit in directly to a repair facility and *not* through a store--unless under warranty. There are substantial charges that a store tacks on to the bill you see--not the actual repair cost. Hope I was of some help!---Rick

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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