Question about Sony Handycam CCD-TR818 Camcorder

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Sony TRV 245E

The above cam was fine until it simply stopped registering a picture in the viewfinder. It plays back previously recorded tapes and continues to record sound. Is there a button I'm not pushing, or is it done for?

Mike Rowbottom
Camera powers up, but the viewfinder remains dark with a light gray line at the center and two thin dark gray lines on either side of it (none of the icons display). Does not record, even though the red light glows while the tape advances. Operates normally in VTR mode without any problem. All settings are by the manual with fresh batteries.

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  • gloss Aug 16, 2008

    It's something else---a Sony Handycam CCD-TR81.

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I wanna know its model number, is it DCR-TRV245E or some thing else..?

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Aug 17, 2008

    Its pretty old model camera and you need to replace all electrolytic capacitors on its main board, power supply board.

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Aug 17, 2008

    Please give vote and rate my provided solution.

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