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I have play back, but no picture when recording.

Hey there. Everytime I turn on my camera all I get is a black screen. I'm not sure if its recording sound, but definitely no picture. I can still get playback when I am browsing the stuff I had already recorded. Thanks if you can help!

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Hi,

Often this type of problem is caused by the CCD lens. To my knowledge, your particular model has a 1.3 MegaPixel CCD.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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    Hi again,

    If your camcorder was manufactured between October 2002 and March 2004, it is very possible that it uses a Sony manufactured
    Charge coupled device (CCD). If it were so, you may want to check here. An explanation of the this problem common to a number of camcorder brands was posted here.

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Is this a pc camera?

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Ok...so..what condition are the batteries in?

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