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I am not getting any audio on my ZR60 camcorder, after checking all the usual stuff & the manual & trying new tape, no joy. Any suggestions?

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  • dstratton219 Nov 11, 2010

    I had a tape already recorded and the sound worked just fine. The camera was in storage (clean & dry) for a couple years. When I tried it again, the already recorded tape played fine (w/sound) but it would not record any new sound. Tried a new tape, nothing. I believe that it's a recording problem.

  • dstratton219 Nov 11, 2010

    I'm not so sure. I tried an external mic and it didn't work either. Any other ideas?

  • dstratton219 Nov 11, 2010

    I think it was a "if the logical answer is not true, then whatever is left must be the answer" answer.

    Thanks anyway,

    Peace

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Do you mean to say you have no audio while playing the recorded clips or is it not recording audio on new clips?

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    eagle338 Nov 11, 2010

    Yes the in-built microphone is damaged. So I guess its time to ship it to canon for a service.

  • eagle338
    eagle338 Nov 11, 2010

    Cold solder joints on the microphone circuit would be the ideal explanation.

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