Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Cassette tape will not load

I have a sony dcr-hc32. The mini-dv tape when loaded, will not retract into the camera. Is there a simple fix for this?

The Mini-DV mechanism will not retract with a cassette installed but will retract when empty. Any ideas please

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    Yes we have the same problem too. It will load properly when emptied,but when you insert a tape it will not insert. Getting rather frustrating.

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    My Sony DCR-TRV355E automatic cassette mechanism will not retract with a cassette installed but will retract when empty.

×

1 Answer

Meow

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

  • Edward Ho
    Edward Ho Aug 15, 2013

    Don't post irrelevant solutions.

×

2 Suggested Answers

  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: cassette tape will not load

there is a small motor at the lower right corner ( if you face the tape side of the camcorder). check if the motor reponds to a 5v voltage. if not, that is the problem

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Problem with the Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital Camcorder Moisture condensation turn off 1 hour


It can be a tiny dew switch mounted on near the drum motor, Which you can change off values with a resisitor for the fault .
Also if you can blow hot air into the cassette tray this would enable the dew switch to open out.

Sep 28, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital...

2 Answers

I have a sony handycam dcr-hc26 that wont close the type door can you please help me ??


I have a sony handycam DCR-HC26. After loading in the DV cassette tape and the tape cannot get loaded in and therefore I can't close the tape door. Please help.
Thanks

Nov 22, 2009 | Sony DCR-HC26 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

I have a blue screen during playback mode on my Sony DCR-HC32. I am not able to see anything I recorded. What should I do?


Follow this procedure to troubleshoot if a blue screen is displayed when attempting to playback video from the camcorder.
  1. Stop the tape.
  2. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  3. Play the tape.
  4. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  5. Clean the video heads of the camcorder using a dry head cleaning cassette.IMPORTANT: Follow the instructions for use provided with the head cleaning cassette. It may be necessary to use the head cleaning cassette more than once per session.
  6. Reinsert the tape into the camcorder.
  7. Play the tape.
  8. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  9. Insert a different tape with video footage into the camcorder.
  10. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  11. Play the tape.

Aug 06, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital...

2 Answers

Cassette tape will not load


I am sorry, No simple solution available for this problem. Your camera required new DV Mechanism.

Apr 07, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital...

3 Answers

Sony Handycam Vision ccd-trv308


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.

Jan 22, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Trouble working sony dcr-trv6 mini dv digital camcorder


( c : cassette : 30 capstan fg ) ; your capstan motor is stalling - try ( other brand ) new tapes and gently ! swaying camera from side while loading - if loads , your tape mechanism is dirty or is going out of alignment ; - - if the camera will not unload tape ? the capstan motor may be failing ( connector is loose , corroded ) or - it is jammed and it needs . . . disassembly . . . to complete checking .

Aug 06, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV6 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Tape holder of camcorder isnt closing


Defective mechanism, a stucked mechanism is present. camcorder are smart it can detects error and shuts down itself for safety. earlier models dominoes the defect if the user is not quick enough to react when something goes wrong with the camera. You need professional service to fix it.

Jul 19, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E Mini DV Digital...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E Mini DV Digital Camcorder Logo

Related Topics:

308 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

286 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

sonic boom...
sonic boom...

Level 3 Expert

1557 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...