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No power If i conect the camcorder to an outlet power , it work perfecttly, but if i let the camera to run on battery it's sutting down automatically. what might be the problem?

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Check your battery. It seems its damaged. Check with a new battery, this bug should br fixed. :)

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My panasonic Hc-v100 camcorder is not charging when plugged in to USB cable - cursor light is not flashing and battery is running down


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hi, its clear that the battery is gone .
replace the battery with a new one its gonna work fine.

when you plug the charging chord into the camera,the camera shuts down because the battery is gone.the battery has lost the ability to charge,so to protect your handycam from any hazard the camera shuts off.

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You do not need a battery to run the camcorder off ac power supply. It is one or the other. The only time that both will be used is when you are charging the battery on the camcorder with the power off.

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Sony DCR- DVD108 switches off automatically while recording


Follow this procedure to troubleshoot if the camcorder turns off by itself.


  1. Remove the battery from the camcorder.
  2. Connect the AC power adapter to the camcorder.
  3. Plug the AC power adapter into a working electrical outlet.
  4. Attempt to turn on the camcorder.
  5. Reset the camcorder back to factory settings.
  6. NOTES:
    • If the camcorder does not operate using the AC adapter, service may be required .
    • If the camcorder does operate using the AC adapter, proceed with the steps below to troubleshoot the battery.

  7. Ensure the battery has been fully charged.
  8. Ensure the battery is properly inserted into the camcorder.
  9. Remove the AC power adapter from the camcorder.
  10. Attempt to turn on the camcorder.
  11. NOTES:
    • If the camcorder does not turn on, then the battery may need to be replaced.
    • If the problem persists using a different battery, service may be required .

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PUEDO UTILIZAR MI CAMARA DE VIDEO SONY DCR-SR 30 COMO WEB CAM PARA MI ORDENADOR PORTATIL, ASUS?


Si puedo utilizar su camara por eso. pero, la directiones estan en engles.


Primero es para S- Video

La orta mas pavajo estan directiones para USB Streaming

How to use a Sony® camcorder as a Web cam with a composite video or S-video connection.
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sp.gif sp.gif IMPORTANT: The computer must have a composite Video or S-Video input jack [FIG. 1]and compatible webcam software installed. Some computers may require a video capture card and/or sound board.
NOTE: This procedure cannot be performed when using the battery of the camcorder as a power source. If the camcorder is turned on, but not recording or playing a tape, it will automatically turn off after 5 minutes to conserve battery power. In addition, please be advised that this procedure may not work for all Sony camcorder models even when using the AC power adapter. Some models have an automatic demonstration mode that will activate after 5 minutes if the camera is turned on but not recording or playing a tape.
  1. Plug the AC power adapter for the camcorder into a working electrical outlet and then connect it to the camcorder.
  2. Connect a composite video cable or S-Video cable to the VIDEO or S-VIDEO jack on the camcorder. NOTES:
    • Sony camcorders usually come packaged with composite Audio/Video cables; S-Video cables are sold separately.
    • To purchase either of these cables, check with your local electronics dealer or visit the Sony® Parts and Accessories Sales Web site or by call (800) 488-7669.
  3. Connect the other end of the composite video cable or S-Video cable to the VIDEO IN or S-VIDEO IN jack on the computer.
  4. Turn on the camera by moving the POWER switch to the CAMERA position.
  5. Remove the cassette tape from the camcorder.
  6. Turn on the computer.
  7. Start the webcam application to be used. NOTE: Contact the software manufacturer for assistance with setting up or using the webcam software.
[[Direct Accessories and Parts Center, DAPC]] How to use a Sony® camcorder as a webcam using USB Streaming. Solution
sp.gif sp.gif IMPORTANT:
  • Not all Sony® camcorders are equipped with a USB Streaming port. For compatibility information, or if you require further assistance with any of the steps below, consult the instruction manual of your camcorder. A copy of the camcorder instruction manual is available in the Manuals/Specs/Warranty section of the Sony® eSupport Web site
  • The USB Streaming driver is not compatible with the Apple® Mac OS® operating system.
  • The computer should have a factory installed USB port and compatible webcam software, such as Microsoft® NetMeeting®.

NOTE: This procedure cannot be performed when using the battery of the camcorder as a power source. If the camcorder is turned on, but not recording or playing a tape, it will automatically turn off after 5 minutes to conserve battery power. In addition, please be advised that this procedure may not work for all Sony camcorder models even when using the AC power adapter. Some models have an automatic demonstration mode that will activate after 5 minutes if the camera is turned on but not recording or playing a tape.
  1. Install the USB Streaming driver on the computer from the CD provided with the camcorder.
  2. Restart the computer.
  3. Plug the AC power adapter for the camcorder into a working electrical outlet and then connect it to the camcorder.
  4. Connect the supplied USB cable to the camcorder and computer.
  5. Turn on the camcorder by moving the POWER switch to the CAMERA position.
  6. In the camcorder menu, set the USB STREAMING option to ON .
  7. On the computer, start the webcam software.
NOTE: Contact the software manufacturer for assistance with setting up or using the webcam software.

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I think AC power charger of your camera got defective first and later on battery lost its charge so no power for camera now to power up.
Try to borrow same charged battery from friend. neighbors etc and test your camera.
If camera power up, it is sure that charger has gone and you need new one.
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Try connecting your camera to your power outlet, then turn on the unit.

If camcorder turns on when connected to the power outlet, you may replace your battery.

However, if unit is still not working, consider sending your camcorder to Samsung Service Center.

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Shuts off


It sounds like the battery is flat - I realise that you've probably already thought of this, and charged up the battery, however batteries have a finite life and number of charge cycles they can go through, and may appear to be fully charge (According to the charger, at any rate), but they are unable to hold any decent charge. My suggestion would be to head down to the local camera shop, and ask if you can try a new battery in-store.

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WONT READ THE MINI DVD DISK THAT I PUT IN


it is becuse the camcorder will automatically shutoff if there is no use of it in a certain time period, this helps save batterie time and turn on the camcorder and wait for ur videos to loafd then sut it off

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