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Audio problem in our Sony TRV38 handycam..Please help!

Lately when we record with our Sony TRV38 camcorder, the picture records as usual, but when we playback, the only sound we can here is a sort of a steady disturbance sound (sort of like when the radio is not set on the correct frequency or when there is a very voluminous waterfall :)). This disturbance sound goes up or down if we increase/decrease the volume. We cannot hear the voices/sound that we recorded. I hope someone can suggest a solution. We have tried new miniDVs, but that does not work. We faced this problem some time back too but it went away on its own. Its back now, and no getting resolved.

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I am not sure if you can use an external microphone on that model (check your owners manual) but that would be the first thing to try. If it records OK using an external mike, then the problem is with the internal microphone.

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