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My camera wont turn on. There is a problem with the dv port. Would this keep it from charging? Because it wont charge and I think its because the dv port is messed up.

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Your probably correct on this. I have a similar issue with my Sony and the camera dock. my charger works but I can't download the video from the camera because of the dock. Is there a DC in plug on the camera? mine has a small plug that is coverd in rubber on the back side and on the bottom. Look and see if you have this plug, you can just plug the wire going to the dock into the camera and charge it that way.

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  • steo5007 Mar 28, 2011

    I have a scum plug but it wont even charge on that. That's where I normally charge it. It just stoped workin after the dv port got messed up

  • steo5007 Mar 28, 2011

    Sorry typo a dc in plug not scum* on a phone sorry!! Lol

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    Dcramer531 Mar 28, 2011

    Anything is possible but I have not seen that one yet. You might just need to get the camera serviced to fix this, but if you remove the battery and aquire another replacement, youu can try swapping batteries. A bad battery will not take a charge either, If you have a volt meter, check the charging plug for 12 volt to make sure it is working. There isn't much else we can do here, until you get the port fixed. Ususlly by plugging into the DC in you bypass the other **** and just charge the battery. But with so many makes and models I can't be 100.% sure on the way your camera charges.



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