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Operation The battery of my Sony DCR HC40E camcorder was stolen almost three years ago. I replaced it recently. Earlier the battery was FP50, but now I have been able to get only an FP 51 as a replacement. The battery sits in the slot perfectly. I have kept the battery for charging for more than 8 hours. Now when I switch on the handycam, the LCD screen stays blank. I cannot see anything through the view finder. The W/T function does not work. In short the handycam reains dead. How could this be rectified?

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If you power the camcorder from the call socket, if it works that mean the battery has bad.

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