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Help when turned on shows dew in view lens then will shut off.

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  • rlyvckane Aug 17, 2008

    what does dew mean

  • katsmeow1 Sep 15, 2008

    This is a Sharp Camcorder Model VLZ5u/VLZ3u. Same problem, shows DEW then shuts off. Haven't done the blow dryer but did let it sit open for hours and after days still shows DEW and shuts off. Could the camcorder be broken?

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Dew means...humidity in camera. Power goes to Off for protection because tape or video head can be damaged if humidity at video head. Blow Dryer for 2-3 minutes in camera while in cassette compartment is Open. Hope after that camera will be ok.

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