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Having problem with my sony handycam DCR-HC20. The touch screen is not giving me the options to rewind, FW, or play bottom. How can I fix this problem

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The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to usually be repaired by a qualified service technician.

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