Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC30E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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The screen is dark and blank and it is the same when viewing through the view finder., i.e. I cannot see any image on the screen to enable me to shoot. When I record the tape is the same, just 'black'

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  • crowtherd May 10, 2010

    Hi,

    Thank you for the prompt response.
    1) Can you please supply the SONY part no. for the CCD Imager chip?
    2) Will it be worthwhile getting it repaired or should I cut my losses and start to look a new 'camcorder'?

    Kind regards,

    - David


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Hi,
If it is Sony DCR-HC30E camcorder then problem is ccd imager chip failure that is why it does not show live view, ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix the issue of blank screen.
It is job of qualified camera tech to replace ccd imaer chip because camera will take apart, let me know if you want to know part nuber of required ccd imager chip.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.

Posted on May 10, 2010

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 10, 2010

    Hi,

    Thank you for the prompt response.
    1) Can you please
    supply the SONY part no. for the CCD Imager chip?
    2) Will it be
    worthwhile getting it repaired or should I cut my losses and start to
    look a new 'camcorder'?

    Kind regards,

    - David
    =======================================================

    CCD Imager part number is as follows:
    875321549 ICX441NKF-13 (CCD IMAGER)(HC30E)

    Above said part would cost you around $88 plus labor. New camcorder sounds better option.
    Thanks.


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