Question about Sony Handycam HDR-HC3 HDV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Video breaks up

During playback my video images often break up and then will drop out altogether. There is no hint that this is happening during recording. It's completely random but seems to happen when the lighting is low. I can't tell if it's the camera or the tape. Cleaning the heads doesn't seem to help.

Posted by on

  • Spamfighter Nov 20, 2007

    Thanks; unfortunately, it looks like I need a repair.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 64 Answers

What we do at work is run a tape in ff and rw that has been recorded with completely and then use a soft head cleaning tape for twenty secs if that doesnt work then it needs to go in for repair.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to an Expert (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I just changed the breaks on my 2004 optra 5 ls and there are still spungy? What could be the problem?


Hi,

Most likely cause is air in the break lines. This can happen if the break lines are not bled during the break job. If you did bleed the lines during the job you may be low on break fluid. If the fluid level is OK then you should bleed the breaks again, making sure the fluid level stays high.

Jan 29, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hi, I have recently purchased an SR7005 which is connected to an HD PVR via Audioquest Cinammon HDMI cable. While watching programs, I lose audio immediately after an advertisement break. If I pause...


If you are watching adverts that implies a broadcast TV sound signal. What happens is that the broadcaster will switch off sound especially Dolby signals during add breaks. Therefore it could be your TV that stops sending the sound to the Marantz. So check the sound settings of you TV. It might have an auto feature that detects the signals, that could be switched to manual or just a wrong sound signal that causes the problem.

Jun 12, 2017 | Marantz SR7005 Receiver

1 Answer

Dvd movies


Maybe you had the same problem as I did... the unit may have been dropped or mishandled during shipping or maybe during installation. If it is still under warranty, return it. If not, try this:

I took mine to a technician that went through the settings, found nothing wrong, except for the fact that it won't play video. What he did afterward was open the unit up and checked out inside. Apparently there was just some little plug that got loose and/or fell off inside. This probably happened during shipping or could have happened if someone dropped the unit I guess. Anyway he re-plugged the little plug inside and it worked fine. I'm still to pick it up and test it myself but this is what I was told today so just thought I'd share it with you guys. Maybe that's what you need to get done.

Please note that if your unit is under warranty (like mine WAS), this would pretty much void it.


Apr 22, 2009 | Pioneer AVH-P4000DVD Monitor

1 Answer

Jvc gr-dx28ek black screen during recording


if u can see the old videos in playback mode those videos when ur camera was ok then it is

BAD CCD !

see the link for free repairs from JVC dont worry if u are out of warranty and not on list just call them PLS RATE ME FIXYA for help

http://www.jvc.co.uk/template.php?page=100102

Apr 14, 2009 | JVC GR-DX28E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Blue lines appear across screen during video playback.


Hi,

thank you for choosing Fixya.com.

it seems that some parts in your Cam are Dirty.
please try to use the head cleaner disk first.
let me know if any changes happen.

goodluck

please don't forget to rate our answers properly.

Mar 03, 2009 | Panasonic Palmcorder PV-GS12 Mini DV...

1 Answer

Pauses during playback on home dvd player


Im using Verbatim discs and they work fine... try those

Jan 05, 2008 | Canon DC210 DVD Camcorder

2 Answers

VHS play back


I am having the same split screen black and white problem. I don't think anything simple will fix this. I have looked into the unit and almost all the video processing happens on one little PC board under the DVD. I think that the capacitors on the bottom of this board are at fault, as there have been MANY noted failures of Panasonic Professional DVC decks due to these type capacitors failing.

Oct 22, 2007 | Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD-Video Recorder

1 Answer

Distorted pixelated image on right side


pixelation on the right side is an indication of misalignment of the exit roller.  don't try to align it yourself unless you're experienced in this repair.

Oct 10, 2007 | Sony Dvcam DSR-PD170 DV Digital Camcorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Handycam HDR-HC3 HDV Digital Camcorder Logo

129 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

287 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...