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No display at all

I have the CCD TRV57 Sony camcorder. Use it very infrequently. Lately, it started giving trouble. I replaced the small circular battery. I was able to record a few minutes. Then it started eating the tape so I kept trying different tapes. Not much help. Now there is no display on the LCD or view finder. The shutter in front opens during Camera mode. The player works but I cant see any display in record mode (with AC or DC). Sometimes there's a clicking sound as though its trying to come up but nothing else. Any advice will really help! Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    picture in view finder giggle and pic quality not goog. also sometime tape pops up by itself



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These cam's are notorious for leaking capacitors time for a new cam

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