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Menu select dial problem

My sony DCR-TRV730 camcorder has an unusal problem: Menu sel/exec dial will only select 'Preset Titles'. The only wat to get into the menu is via the menu button when thst LCD panel is open,and the only way to execute an option is via the 'push exec' button. Is there a simple way to solve this or am I forced to live with this problem.

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  • TomOToole Feb 09, 2008

    Same probelm but even the exec button will not work.

    Can not go into any menue

    Pressing the selection wheel from any meue go's to the title main menue and again no selection possible

    Have reset the TRC730 3 times

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    When trying to adjust, select, or use the SEL/PUSH/Exec scroll button after hitting the menu button on my camera all it does it immediately go to the exit button.


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It will not let me out of the title area. The menu will only show me the option under the different headings but will not go to the format section nor other sun sections. Have tried a new memory stick and get the fast blinking error with the new one too.

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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    Raymond LaFauci Mar 07, 2008

        On my TRC740 no matter what choice I make (cam, memory, etc)  I get the Title options and can't select them either - am sent back, pushing up the select dail no longer gets me anywhere. Can not format my memory card (even bought a new one). A dead end in the menu. 

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    Raymond LaFauci May 01, 2008

    The camera works but can't use/format the memory stick and any attempt to use the menu sends me to select titles ( and can't do that).

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    Raymond LaFauci May 01, 2008

    I can't slect anything in the menu. Whatever I try to use I get 'titles' and even there i can't execute a selection. BTW, can't format the memory card, even after buying a new one.

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    Raymond LaFauci Jun 27, 2008

    I can't get the menu to select anything. When I try I am sent to the 'title' section and can't even select there. Can't format even a new memory card. The entire menu is not working. Have turned off and on and tried to reset with no luck. 

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    Raymond LaFauci Jul 21, 2008

    I can get in the menu but can't migrate, Get stuck in the title section and can't operate that either.



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Preset Titles? can you describe the problem with more detail please. sounds sort of like you need to get into the menu and swith it out of title mode.

Posted on Sep 18, 2007


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