I began to take a video and when i wanted to stop it i realized that the rec. button did not want to function so i just turned the camera off. when i turned it on i reviewed my pics and wanted to delete some thats when i noticed that the set button did not worck nor did the BS, or rec. button.
i just got it a day ago! what can i do to fix it?
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Re: buttons stoped working
I would first try removing the battery from the camera for awhile this often resets the camera, and if this doesn't work there is a manual reset under the setup menu but if your having problems with your buttons you might not be able select that options. If you are still within your return/exchange period with the retailer you could exchange the camera for a new one, and if your not you probably have a manufacturers warranty on the camera.
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it maybe that the relay in the alarm module for the starting function has stopped working. your best bet would be an alarm shop where they can test the connection for function. have seen this issue several times. Does the engine turn over at all? if it does then the time for cranking may need to be adjusted.
The 3750 won't let you control the telephone record jack. The only way you can get a mic to work using the Tel Rec jack is by pressing and holding the 'Tel Rec' button for about 1 second. But this isn't compatible with the hands-free operation.
If you're looking to do hands-free recording, it uses the built-in conference mic. Press and hold the 'Conf Rec' button for about a second and it should start recording. This built-in mic is located on the right-hand side of the machine near the front by the headset jack.
If you want to control the machine via a foot control while in Conference Record mode, you'll have to change the 'Foot Control Dictate' setting in the menu. Here's how:
1) Press and hold the 'Erase' & 'Search' buttons for about 5 seconds until the menu appears.
2) Scroll through the options until you get to 'Foot Control Dictate' and set this to 'Yes'.
3) Press 'Stop' to exit the menu.
4) Press the 'Conf Rec' button to enter record mode.
Now you should be able to control the start/stop of the record function via the foot control.
An easier way to do this is to just press the right-hand button on the round wheel surrounding the set button. This allows you to scroll through all the various record modes: Snapshot, Bestshot, Video, & Microphone.
I had the same problem. I got some electronic contact cleaner at Frys Electronics and sprayed a bit around the button, so that a little got inside. The button started working again instantly. If yu don't have contact cleaner you could first try a drop of denatured alcohol... I don't think it's as likely to work, but I also don't think it will hurt anything.
Combo's, Screen will say VCR Lock Activated. During stop or power off, hold the stop/eject button on the unit for at least seven seconds.
Combo's, Another method With unit on and no cassette inside, hold the rec/time button on the front of unit for 7 seconds.
CTV's Lock Mode Only the on/off button will work,the others have no effect. Press the action and power buttons at the same time on the front of the set for 10 seconds or so.
LCD TV's, Lock Mode If customer forgot Parental Lock Code, unit must be re-initialized. Press and hold the Volume down button on the front panel, press the OK button on the remote for 5 seconds.
DVD's Lock Mode Setting Method The sales demonstration lock function is set by simultaneously pressing the "POWER" button of DVD Player on the remote control unit and the "STOP" button on the main unit. ("LOCKED" is displayed when the lock function is engaged.) Release Method The function can be released using the same procedure as for setting. If the remote control unit is not at hand, the function can be released by using the same method as for player initialization (pressing the "PAUSE," "SKIP/SEARCH<<"and "OPEN/CLOSE" buttons simultaneously).
VHS-DVD Recorder (DMR-ES40V), Forgotten Ratings Password From the Owners manual: Open tray, Keep Pressing Rec and Play/X 1.3 buttons on the remote for 5 or more seconds. Another servicer found resetting to defaults worked well. (VCR>DVD Dub) + (Open/Close) + (DVD Rec)
I had a similar problem where slowly specific buttons stop working. Moisture was getting into the control board and slowly killing buttons. I replaced the control board and that worked for another year, until the buttons began dying again.
For now, there are other ways to start the machine, but you just have to let time expire to stop it. It is probably a control board issue.
can't record on the my Olympus VN-1000
+ I press rec button and it just shows rec in display (no recording time is shown ONLY rec)
+ there is no play back or stop function
+ i can only stop rec by removing batteries (stop or play will stop rec only ONCE - but there is no useful function - such as play or stop or rec.)
+ I tried all trouble shooting tips in manual with no effect
+ i cleaned the spring contacts inside battery compartment that interface with the batteries
+ it was barely used - and has not been used for a 1 year ( no batteries were inside it )
it was inside a drawer
The following Models can be used as a recorder to record from a VCR, TV or another Camcorder.
2004 - SC-D107
2003 - SC-D5000, SC-D27
2002 - SC-D180
Recording In Player Mode
1. Connect the camcorder to the VCR or TV with the AUDIO/VIDEO cable (provided) (to the A/V Outputs on External Device)
2. Set the power switch of the camcorder to PLAYER mode.
3. Turn on the VCR or TV.
4. Insert the blank tape with protection tab closed into the camcorder.
If you want to record from a connected VCR, insert a recorded VHS tape into the VCR.
5. Press the MENU button, turn the MENU DIAL to highlight A/V and press the ENTER button.
6. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight AV IN/OUT and press the ENTER button to select AV IN.
"AV IN" and picture appears on the LCD monitor.
OUT : Releases the INPUT mode.
7. Press the START/STOP button to set the camcorder to REC PAUSE mode.
"PAUSE" appears on the LCD monitor.
8. Select the TV program or playback the VHS tape.
9. Press START/STOP button to start recording.
If you want to pause recording for a while, press the START/STOP button again.
10. To stop recording, press the (STOP) button.
* Recording from an analog VCR to the camcorder is only possible when the VCR is playing back at normal speed.
* If you want to see the camcorder picture with a TV, set AV IN/OUT in the menu to OUT.