Question about Sony Handycam DCR-DVD105 DVD Camcorder
I have a sony handycam DCR-DVD 105 and I keep getting the error message that my disk cover was open and when I follow the directions to turn on the power again I get another error message. Disc error. Unsupported format and I cant access any of the recorded information.
When you open the door you will see 2 metal tabs that are sensors to that are pushed by 2 plastic tabs on the door that push on the metal tabs to let the camera know the door is shut. For whatever reason these tabs are not pushed up enough and I triggered them by sticking something in there to make contact. I used the end of a toothpick for now. May be primative but it works for now and I may look for a method to make it permanant but at least my camera works now
Posted on Feb 18, 2010
I too had the same problem with my DVD 755 model. I took it the sony service station but those guys didnt have a clue on this. But that guy did a RESET for the handycam and gave it to me (i didnt try doing a reset before taht.. totallly forgot..) know what.. i am not getting that error anymore :D i ahve been using it for past 1 months and no issues... recorded some 1 hr of video till now and it is fine.. pls try this and see if it works for u or not :)
Posted on Nov 02, 2008
I took the disc out and sprayed it with air - the canned air you spray the computer with to clear the dust. Put the disc back in and it seems to be working great!
Posted on Jan 23, 2010
If the lense thing doesn't work then this one will!!!
I dropped mine so the lense wasn't the problem, the door has some play in it.
Haha, yes finally what a pOS!, But I got it!!
So I got to thinking well the sensor or something be messed up a bit.
So hell , I put a C clamp on it. I started to record. Sweet, it worked!!! The cover was stuck so the sensor wasn't tripping.
Well that worked, but I didn;t want a c clamp on my camera all the time, so I had some Automotive Amazing Goop,
I lined the cover edges with the sealent and let it dry. Now when I close it , it stays closed and records without a problem.
I glued a bracket to the outside of the cover to make it easier to open.
But it was unusable before, and at least I can use it.
Posted on May 16, 2009
You need to clean lens, i have a Sony handycam DCR-DVD 205 with the same probleme i clean the lens, and now work
Posted on May 09, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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