Question about Sony Mavica MVC-CD250 Digital Camera
I dropped the camera. The door came open and disk came out. Nothing appears broken and the disk and door fit back in as before but I keep getting a "Door Open" error message when I turn it on. I tried removing the battery and waiting 48 hours and re-inserting it but got the same error message. Any suggestions,
Have that opened up in a service center and tell them that you dropped it. they will tell you that the sensor is busted. that will have to be replaced. hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 29, 2008
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This is a common problem with the Mavica FD95. There is a little switch in the drive slot to sense the write protect tab on the disk.
If you hold open the drive door without a disk in, you should see this switch where the write protect tab goes. Try operating the switch with a matchstick a few dozen times to attemp to clean the contacts. If that doesn't work then Very carefully let a drop of switch cleaner run into the switch and try operating it a few times then let it dry. Failing that you might want to open the camera to get to the terminals on the switch and test it with a multimeter.
If the switch is faulty and a replacement is not availble then you could just short(or disconnect) it to fool the drive into thinking any disk is writable.
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