Question about Panasonic NV-GS200 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
Recently, when I have tried to record, red flashing lines appear on the lcd screen and through the viewfinder. They seem to centre around areas of light- if I record something very dark there are fewer lines. The sound is unaffected but the picture is completely unusable. Please help. I have tried nothing yet.
Digital 3CCD Camcorder
Panasonic has discovered a premature component failure with a limited number of PV-DV953 (2003 Model) and PV-GS200 (2004 Model) 3CCD camcorders, which may cause an abnormal camera picture (incorrect color reproduction, reddish, noisy image, etc). This anomaly is limited to a specific range of serial numbers listed below.
If your camcorder demonstrates the specific symptom and falls within the serial number range, Panasonic will repair the camcorder free of charge.
Please call the following toll-free number for assistance in receiving a free repair:
Panasonic Call Center: 1-800-973-4264
Model # Serial Number Ranges
PV-DV953 (2003) E3Hxxxxxx, F3Hxxxxxx, G3Hxxxxxx, H3Hxxxxxx, I3Hxxxxxx, J3Hxxxxxx, K3Hxxxxxx, L3Hxxxxxx and A4Hxxxxxx
PV-GS200 (2004) C4Hxxxxxx and D4Hxxxxxx
Posted on Dec 16, 2007
Dear sir, Please check Live picture, If Live picture is not ok, Then the CCD is defective. If you are playing cassatte also Red lines appearing means then it has to check ( problem may be LCD Or View finder) Thanking you & best of luck Udupi
Posted on Nov 22, 2006
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The image will not appear simultaneously on the LCD
monitor and the viewfinder. It will appear in the
viewfinder when the LCD monitor is in the lock position,
and it will appear on the LCD monitor when fully
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