Question about Canon Elura 70 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
I've seen several reports with zoom in being stuck and cassettes cannot load. My camera worked for quite a while, at least a couple of years. First the cassette problem, so I just used it with the memory disk. Then camera automatically zooms in. It's unusable. Called canon, and they told me like everyone else to send it in.
I guess my question is: is canon responsible for replacing the camera with this obvious defect?
Any way to fix this on my own?
Yep, banging the bottom worked like a charm! Who would have thought? Thanks
Posted on Aug 15, 2008
Bizarre, but this really does work! I couldn't fix our Elura 70 for over two months - the zoom was stuck on tight focus. I stumbled onto this site, figured I had nothing to lose, banged the camcorder against my palm, and the problem is GONE! It works! Thanks FixYa and all the responders.
Posted on Dec 25, 2010
Get the FU#K Out! It worked
WTF is up woth that! any way so happy to remeber that fix 3 light slaps on the bottom...
Posted on Jun 04, 2010
No Kidding! It works......Thanks
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
I have been searching for this answer for 2 years now and BANG! I found it ... literally. Great Job on explaining the highly technical method required to fix this one!
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
Unbelievable I'm laughing so hard.....I too had a camera that would not accept the tape. So after reading this I whacked the bottom of the camera three times.....laughing I SURPRISE!!!! it worked!!! The tapes now go into the camera. Give it a try!1
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
Same here!!! been bugged by this bug fr nearly two years,,, been getting progressively more of a problem. Haven't been able to use it for last few months now (lots of missed opportunities of the kids) - the battery thing worked for a while, but then stopped.
Banged it hard today (before trying the tip f unscrewing the door) and it works!!!
Posted on Sep 22, 2008
I thought your suggestion to bang the bottom of the camera was pretty funny and was nervous to try it, but after a couple gentle slams on my hand, it fixed the problem! thanks so much!!! =)
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
For the zoom problem bang the bottom of the camera on your hand, or if that doesn't work on a desk.
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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