Question about Sony Handycam DCR-IP1 Micro MV Digital Camcorder
Hi I would like to find out, the camera was working perfectly until recently when i went to charge it all that came up was the red charging light. I left on charge for an hour and now the camera doesn't turn on. The flap at the front (in front of the lens) doesn't seem to cover the lens. My main concern is with the camera not turning on. It has been charged fully as insructed in the manual however its still not turning on. I am unable to do anything with it. The light flashes but there is nothing on the screen and its doesn't make a noise to notify that its working. please help Thank you
Unless somebody comes up quickly with a better solution for you, it may be an internal battery problem, especially if you keep having to set the time. For your local repairer click on this Sony support page. http://www.sony.co.uk/support/ShowExternalPageForProduct.action?supportProductModelName=DCR-PC105E&targetTab=externalLinkType_manual&site=odw_en_GB&page=ProductSupportDealerLocator§iontype=Support&externalUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fpdf.crse.com%2Fmanuals%2F3081627112.pdf&externalLinkType=manual
Posted on Dec 13, 2006
SOURCE: Sony HC-40E Charging Problem
Try loosening some of the screws on the handycam, to allow you to prise open the case slighly, allowing access to the strip coming from the switch. Cut a thin piece of rubber from an eraser, and gently stroke the wire strip with it. It works!
Posted on Sep 03, 2007
the problem of your camera is the ccd image sensor...better go to the sony service center for replacing the image sensor..i know it is free for replacing that sensor cause that is one of the model that sony recall produc and the cover not open error message is a poor contact of the lens cover switch...
Posted on Sep 14, 2007
ribbon cable located in the rotating lcd is cut. thats why the shut down its grounding it self out. needs to be replaced. real pain though, cable is serpintined around the part that rotates. sony does flat rate for prob. about 250 US
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
Had the same problem. It's ainternal flex wire connecting LCD with camcorder. Got from the repair shop did it by miself and it's like knew. It's very common in sony. My child is already 2 and I can't imagine how to be without camcorder. All the best for the baby and Good luck
Posted on Sep 28, 2009
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