20 Most Recent Sony HVR-HD1000 High Definition Mini DV, DV Camcorder Questions & Answers


First and foremost shut down the device. Remove the battery if possible for 1 minute. Then restart/power up device. If still no luck or response. Go into the setting and look for the reset to default setting if there is no option for touch screen controls. Best of luck

Sony HVR Video... | Answered on Apr 20, 2014


open it, clean the dust with air blower, check whether either the capstan motor or drum drive motor is struck, try to loosen it with a plastic lever.

Sony Video... | Answered on Feb 29, 2020


this camcorder is an earlier model thus the zoom control motor could be weak, if so open it and take out the camera section and unscrew the zoom control motor, loosen it, some sort of sticky grease on the worm gear also obstructs, clean it with small brush or cotton bud. then apply a little silicon grease. don't let dust go in.

Sony Video... | Answered on Feb 29, 2020


take it to a repair man. some doors open via a small motor with a rubber belt. these belts tend to break due ware and tear.

Sony Video... | Answered on Jan 11, 2020


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You won't be able to do it with just a USB cable You will need an analog-to-digital video converter which will take the analog video signal from the Camcorder, and translate it to a digital signal for the computer via the USB interface.

Startech, Dazzle and Roxio are three brands

https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/S-Video-Composite-to-USB-Video-Capture-Cable-TWAIN-Mac-Support~SVID2USB23

https://www.sony.ca/en/electronics/support/camcorders-tape-camcorders/dcr-trv103/articles/S1F0064
Your iLink port is a Firewire interface, so if you have an older Macintosh computer with firewire, you may be able to go from the camera directly to the Mac with the appropriate 4 pin to 6 pin or 4 pin to 9 pin Firewire cable

Sony Video... | Answered on Nov 04, 2019


Thanks for letting us know. Since you have not, in fact, asked a question, we are unable to supply an answer.

Sony Video... | Answered on Oct 29, 2019


That is probably caused by the mechanism control not being able to determine which mode the deck is in. A new mode switch may cure it but I won't hold my breath as it probably needs a capacitor kit as well.

Sony Video... | Answered on Oct 27, 2019


Nothing wrong with the Canon, but you cannot expect one piece of equipment to play tapes recorded a dozen years ago on equipment of a different make.

Your best bet will be to find someone to transfer the tapes to DVD for you.

Sony Video... | Answered on Oct 16, 2019


This information, and much else that is useful, can be found in the 'manual'.

Sony Video... | Answered on Oct 03, 2019

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