Question about Sony Handycam DCR-TRV520 Digital Camcorder

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I have a Sony DCR-TRV520 NTSC HandyCam... When I turn it on to record (and take the lens cap off) I am not getting a picture either through the view finder or on the LCD screen. Everything else seems to be working properly including playback but it seems as if the lens is not transmitting anything through the camera. What is my potential issue here?

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This is usually caused by a defective CCD image sensor and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it’s not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.

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Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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