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Camcoder not starting up

Sony handycam dcr-sr42 is not getting switched on. Its not even getting charged.

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Take the battery out and turn selection switch to camera and then turn it off. Put the battery back in and its working again.
if that doesn't work try
Try smacking the side of the camera relatively hard with the palm of your hand. Eject the tape and reinsert. You may need to do this a couple of times.

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Hi, You will need a 'pictures motion browser' for this Sony DCR series : Please get it here then :
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