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The red standby/record button

I let someone borrow and since getting back the red button will not stay on record. I am having to constantly hold button down to record. No manual to help

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  • MICHBGC Sep 08, 2008

    Me, too! I have to hold in the red button to get it to record. Lo and behold my finger goes numb before I can finish recording the high school football game. Please help! Does anyone know how to open up the case in the area of the red button? Maybe if I cleaned the connection it would help. Thanks!

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There is a setup in the MENU turn on the CAM mode then press MENU under CAM RECORD mode select Record continue. I will look in instruction manual it had been long time I left Sony or you can download the instructions manual from Sony Web
Let me know how do you go with that
Cheers

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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