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My SONY HANDYCAM DCR-HC26 touch panel is not working n m unable to forward,rewind,play,or do anything...how do i fix this problem..plzz help..its urgent...

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  • scott uppstad Mar 09, 2012

    Switch the camera from the 'off' position to the playback 'mode' repeatedly (about 6 - 8 times in a row) and quickly. I had the same exact issue. This fixed it immediately.

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Most likely, the flex cable that runs from your LCD to your main PCboard is bad. The only thing that you can try to do is flip your LCD around and against the camera. See if the touch screen will work then. The camcorder will still need to be repaired by an experienced technician at some point.

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