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I just got a Sony CCD TR61 camcorder. The camcorder looks completely brand new. When playing back tapes and watching through viewfinder, it is very fuzzy for a second or two and then goes blank. Also when in record mode, I cannot see anything in viewfinder. I've blown compressed air into it and run a head cleaner 3 times but nothing has worked. I shined a light into the lens and it looks like aperture opens and closes fine. Any ideas?

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Hi,
There is chance that your settings are just off. Set your settings to AUTO and then try again to view in viewfinder. If you're still unlucky, then there is some problem in camera, You need to take to service center to get it serviced. It will be a problem in CCD sensor. It will cost you around $100 to get it repaired.

Hope this helps.

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