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Sony PC106 Camcorder, When you put the camera on the screen is just blank, records sound but no picture thru lense.... bought 2 years ago only used 3 times max

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Ther eare 2 possibilities that come to mind that I have seen ( I will asume that the lens cap has been removed...)

1) The iris is stuck. This can happen especially with no use because small amounts of lubricating oil can get onto the iris and cause it ti stick.
2) The CCD has failed or the power to it has a problem.

In either case, the camera needs service by a trained tech.
Dan

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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