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My sony handycam dcr-100 DVD

Hiya plz help my handycam will record sound but no picture the lcd and view finder just stays black!! but i can play back an old disc on there and its fine the charger i just got only has two prongs on it but the is three holes in the bat does that make a diff? its a new uni charger and it does work with powering it plz help as its my sons birthday in two day thx craig

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The charger what u have got is not rite... get a charger which goes rite wit the battery u have...and there is a problem with the lens of your camera.. that is the reason why u r not able to record anything.... thank u

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