Question about Sony Handycam DCR-TRV33 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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No image coming through on my cam

Everything on my camera seems to be working fine except that I cannot capture any images. Basically, the lens no longer views anything. The lcd screen is fine and I can play back the tapes on it. Sound works too but when I switch to capture mode it's as if the camera is "blind".

Just before this happened I noticed that when I was capturing, the image was changing odd colors or becoming fuzzy, and there seemed to be light spots that would appear. Suddenly it went blank and that was the end of it.

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  • Daeva May 26, 2008

    What exactly is a CCD Imager and would you know if this part and repair would be costly?

  • Daeva May 28, 2008

    I'm in Canada

  • Daeva May 28, 2008

    Thank you so much. That' exactly what it is. It's so nice to know that it will be repaired free of charge. I would hae never known. Again, thank you very much for your help.

  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2008

    camera do not capture images

  • Surend51 Jun 15, 2008

    There is no image in view finder and LCD in recording mode. Does not record. Can play tapes.

  • JB1166 Sep 10, 2008

    Hi, I own a DCR-TVR33 and it recently started to have odd colors and then go fuzzy and finally went blank I cannot see anything but still have sound. How can that be fix?

    Thank you, Jessica.

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Dear Daeva,
CCD Imager of your DCR-TRV33 got defective due to unknown reason. You should go to nearest Sony service shop for replacement of faulty part.

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