Question about Sony Handycam CCD-TRV43 Camcorder
When I turn the the recorder on (either on camera or player), the warning indcator C:32:00 (or C:32:11) is on (with beeps). I cannot eject the cassette, and I cannot record or play either. I tried the corrective actions suggested by the manual (p 72), i.e. removing the battery pack and reconnecting the power source. It didn't work. Any suggestions? Thanks!
I had the same problem (error c:32:00, beeps and tape would not eject. Cassette was halfway ejected) on my Sony CCD-TR416. I found the fix here:
To summarize: remove the battery, unplug from the wall and smack the **** outta the bottom of the camera. It worked for me. It looks like my problem was that the tape had started coming out of the cassette body and caused a jam.
Posted on Aug 27, 2008
I had the same problem. Error code and beep. Won't function and tape won't eject. Pulled the battery, smack the **** otta the bottom, reinstalled battery, and she fired right up. Funny thing is; I stopped at at small camera repair house. Bunch of Ruskees told me mechanics were out of alinement or the board was fried. Either way, $100 + to repair. THANKS gmr2048!!!!
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
Indeed! I took out the battery, used my palm and pat hard under the camcorder for like 10 times, connect the power line, and the tape got ejected out! Turned out, the tape was kind of stuck to the drum inside. My bad, I had it left there for months. Thanks for the solution!!!
Posted on Jan 01, 2010
Just slapped the hell out of my camcorder (TRV 230) and it came alive. Could someone explain why does it work and what was wrong?? Thanks
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
Thanks, gmr2048. It worked!!!. It took me many smacks (~10 times) to stop the beeps and to get the tape ejected. Perhaps my smacks were not hard enough (:>).
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
YEAAAAAHHHHH!!!! After just taking the battery out and literally slamming it on the bottom of the kitchen floor 10 times.. Installing the battery and does great.. My little boy thought that I was crazy running through the house jumping up and down, but was seriously thinking that I wouldn't be able to record Christmas for my 2 year old.. Thank God.. My code was a C:32:10 and had a re-attach power supply code as well.. My camera is a sony dcr-280
Posted on Dec 21, 2009
Worked for me too! Thank you! However I tried it several times without taking the battery out. It did not work until I removed the battery. Why is that?
Posted on Sep 04, 2012
Worked for me, too. Banged it 1st time, tape was still jammed. Banged it 2nd time, tape was stilled jammed. Third time was a charm. The tape rewound and I am now diditizing it into my computer.
Posted on Feb 06, 2010
Dis was d best,blive me i left my cam unused for 1 year,took to few service center ,in vain, smacking did wonders
Posted on Jun 04, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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