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Condensation Problems? When ever i turn on the camcorder the screen remains blue and a message comes up saying condensation problem. There is definately no water in or around the camcorder and never has been. Have even tried putting a tripod onto the base so i don't directly hold the camcorder. Even if i leave the camcorder open in a dry place to "dry out" this still does not work? Any ideas please help?

Posted by Martyn Bagwell on

  • camcation Nov 09, 2007

    I read Magic Seadog's response. I have the same problem with "condensation operation paused" error. Where do i have this resoldered??? Is it worth it? I am in the middle of burning all my tapes to dvd and now i cant finish. AM i SOL??

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This is a fairly common problem. It requires solder rework of the fpc cable connector form the loading motor ass'y. The sensor is not being properly detected, normally low resistence, located on the ass'y. It is not an amateur repair. Better seek a pro. Good luck, magic seadog

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