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My Panasonic Camcorder is Stuck in the Pause Mode after using the Remote Control

I have NO IDEA what happened when I used the Remote Control that day. . I haven't had any problems before. My Panasonic is :Panasonic Palmcorder PalmSight Camcorder #PV-L559. Thank You...HELP!!!!! I am Disabled, so I don't have alot of money to fix this Problem...

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  • tennmommy May 07, 2008

    To FixYa, I hope it won't be to mcuhbecause of my limited income and my Sears bill having a really high balance on it now. Good Luck and God bless You

    tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 10, 2008

    I took the Remote Control Battery out and pressed all the buttons at the Digital EIS Stzbilization Remote Eye and when I put the battery back in remote Control, the only thing that DID work was the Zoom In & Zoom Out.
    A Tech at the Panasonic Company Told me to do, and it didn't work. Still Stuck In Pause!!!!

  • tennmommy May 10, 2008

    There is No Dew in the unit.

  • tennmommy May 10, 2008

    I have looked everywhere on this unit and I can't find anything that says Reset on it.

  • tennmommy May 10, 2008

    Thanks for trying,but the solution does not solve the problem, but the effort is appreciated

  • tennmommy May 11, 2008

    I agree with you micromaster. getting alot of people giving me things to try to solve the problem. Some I Had already tried and it didn't fix the problem. I appreciate what you have done micromaster and thank you very much. (:) tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    I did the remove battery comment you sent IrishDruid and it had no effect on camcorder. Someone suggested that I Find the Reset on this camcorder and to have a Phillips Screwdriver and have the power ON when I do the Reset. When I tookout the battery, I saw something that might have something to do with resetting this thing. I took off the battery and I see thie:It says EVR with an arrow pointing to a small long box that has a Phillips screwdriver. Could this be the Camcorder Reset in there when I take this off? This is getting on my LAST NERVE !!! tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    tried that Jack_Daniels and it didn't work. thank you for the information. tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    ok IrishDruid I will call the phone number you gave me for Panasonic Help Line. Thanks so much for your time and help. tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    I have done that and didn't help. There is No Dew in the unit either.

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    I have tried pressing the Record Button and It does no good. There is no Dew in the unit. thank you mewms . tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    Yes I have tried that and still not working. I don't have Dew or any kinda Moisture in my unit. Thank You mewms_14904 tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    yes I have tried doing that but it won't work. There is no indication of Dew in the unit. thanks tennmommy

  • tennmommy May 12, 2008

    Tried that too.Didn't work. there is nothing in my unt that says there is Dew in my unit

  • tennmommy May 15, 2008

    Hi Best: I can't open the unit. I wouldn't have a clue as to what to look for. I am going to call the Panasonic Help Line and see if I should send unit to them and if they find the problem, how much would it cost to fix it.I can't afford alot by living on Disability check.

  • tennmommy May 15, 2008

    Hi Micro, I don't know how much it would cost to send unit to Stuart,Fl. That is the nearest place to send it to try to find out what is going on. I am going to call the Panasonic Help Line that I have. Maybe they could answer questions or perhaps say the unit is too old to try to fix it. I got this on July 11,1998. Thank You Micro tennmommy

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Is it better to put the unit on repair, abd not making the unit into trouble,, is it better to have someone who is better and able to do the things..

Thank you

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Try to remove first the battery of the unit, to reset it & put back into normal operational settings..

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Have you tried pressing the record button on the unit and not the remote to un-pause the function?

Does your unit indicate any Dew in the unit?

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Lets try this , check the unit and find something that will say RESET , You gonna need like a jewelry type screwdriver to insert it in , you are gonna do this while the camcorder is on , once you do this , turn camcorder off and on again , hope its fix ,
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Try switching the device off, remove battery and/or wall charger and wait for an hour. Put in your battery or wall charger and see if the issue recurrs..
Let me know how it goes..

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    Swilin Sampson May 07, 2008

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    Swilin Sampson May 07, 2008

    You can also try calling Panasonic help line at 1-800-211-7262

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    Swilin Sampson May 10, 2008

    Remove the battery from the camcorder, not the remote. If you have plugged the camcorder into a wall socket, unplug it from there, wait about 10 minutes and then power on the camcorder again. It should work.

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    Swilin Sampson May 12, 2008

    Well, generally, removing ALL power source to the camera (like battery or adapter, if you've plugged it directly to the wall,) should turn the camera off completely. Once the camera is completely shut down, try powering it on and see if it works.
    I dont recommend poking around the EVR thing if you are not sure what you are doing.
    The only other suggestion I can give if none of the solutions here seem to work, is to take it to a local electronics/camera store and see if they can sort it for you. I do not think they will charge you for this, unless there is some other internal device that needs fixing..

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Kindly please standby, & i'll post back again the solution..
& please provide add info..


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    Elizabeth Krijt May 07, 2008

    Try to push the button on the camcorder instead using the remote control.. & try to remove the battery and put it back again to reset the unit..


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Have you tried removing the batteries yet for 10 minutes?

Please let me know if this works, thanks

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    Benjamin Patri May 07, 2008

    Don't worry, I don't think it will cost anything, just follow my advice and let me know if it starts working again, if not, I can give you other options to try. good luck

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  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 10, 2008

    you took the battery out of the remote but not the device?

    Leave it out for 10 min.

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    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2008

    the dew may not be actual due but rather moisture, taking a hair dryer to it at a lower setting may not be a bad thing if it is kept in a humid or damp area

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    Benjamin Patri May 12, 2008

    alright, no dew, the only other option is opening it and checking the internal components

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    Benjamin Patri May 15, 2008

    you will probably be better off getting a new one rather than sending it in. If you know a guy who likes working with electronics, have him check it out but it will be better to buy a new one rather than pay for them to fix it. I'd bet that they will charge you about $50 or even more but you should just find one for under $200 instead. Let me know if you need anything else, thanks.

    you can always call and see what they may charge but I wouldn't send it in if I were you.


  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 15, 2008

    If its that old, then definitely not worth fixing

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