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Shutter dosen't open, Black Screen while recording


I've had this camera for about 3.5 years, recorded only about 7 tapes, recently i tried to use it and would not record. I tried to take still pictures and i can hear the sutter but again nothing gets recorded, all what i see is dark picture, video or still image.
The camera still plays ok, from SD card or tapes.

Any ideas?


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Re: Shutter dosen't open, Black Screen while recording

There is a couple other posts on Fixya regarding this issue, the CCD sensor going bad and resulting in no image. i have the same issue and i just stumbled on the (yet to be verified) solution. if the settlement is legitimate then Samsung will repair for free! (and refunds for people who already paid Samsung for repairs). the site asks for contact info but i worry about scams so i'm going to contact Samsung directly.

i hope this is real!

The affected models include:
SCD 23, SCD 27, SCD 103, SCD 107

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