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Hi, I am using a Sony HDR - HC3 HDV 1080i for the last 3 years. Suddenyly, the dispaly on the LCD is showing the film with a red background. But the output on a TV screen is normal. What should I do now? I took to a Sony Repair center and he told me that he requires a component which will fix this problem at a privce of USD 40! Can anyone help me what should I do? Second the famous and most figured out query of this model. Is there, finally, an easy way to transfer the films to a DVD and if so what are the steps? Thanks in advance for all your help, Regards Bala

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  • balasgopal Aug 24, 2010

    Thanks Ginko, and there was one more query as how to transfer the film in the cassette to a DVD from this Sony HDR - HC3 HDV 1080i?

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Re: "LCD is showing the film with a red background."

LCD screen gets the signal in three color channels sent through three different contacts, red, green blue. In your case blue, green or both blue and green channels are gone. (if problem is either green or blue, screen will be violet or pink instead of red)

That means that either the ribbon cable is broken or the LCD screen is bad. Repair is done replacing the whole LCD assembly that costs about $40.

You can get a quote from a third party here:Repair.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

  • Miko Hasson Dec 02, 2011

    I have the same problem. Did you get it done? It is worth $40 for me to fix it - who will for this price. Thanks. miko.hasson@gmail.com

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