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Reset a camcorder

I have a grdf430u that the iris sticks shut on. i usually open it up and unstick it, close it up and it works fine. This last time it does not power up at all. Is there a way to "reset" the camcorder? Could it be the lithium battery inside of it is dead?

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  • xminbr Dec 24, 2007

    i will try changing it. its a cr2032. not lithium. i would guess that is just to hold the memory settings anyway. i have tried a couple of different main batteries and a couple of different wall chargers. I have a grdf550 that the tape mechanism died in and i wanted to take the lens assembly, main board, and button panel to upgrade the 430. the units use the same case with some hardware diffs. sd card and usb port, lens assembly are the main ones. both units use same plugs for components on main board.

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Ya lithium battery doesn't cost u much , u just give a try once cahanging it and later let me know ...
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I would start with the batteries. I dont belive threre is a reset to it.

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