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My functions no longer work on the zr850 I recently ran a mini dv cleaner and changed the cr1616 and charged it and it still no longer works to take movies on camera and the function menu on camera won't open up. I can watch a previously recorded movie on play but camera does not work what could possibly be the problem

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This is usually caused by a defective CCD image sensor and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.


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