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Green Image - Can't WB

I am working with a 2100 whose image appears green tinted in both the viewfinder and LCD. Previous recordings seem to play back w/accurate color but new recordings still look green. All users presets that have been reset and both auto and manual WB tests yield the same result. I think one of the chips is fried- any possibility of something else?

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  • Jeanine Corbet Aug 30, 2007

    I sent it in to Sony and it was covered. Thanks for all your help!

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2007

    Our company DCR-VX2100 is suddenly plagued with a pinkish/reddish tint in the view screen, and the video comes out with the same color. My boss has tinkered with all the buttons plus reset the camera with the battery removed, but it is still showing and taping in pink. Could it be one of the "chips" or "CCDs" has gone out?

  • VJCAPONE Apr 14, 2008

    Camera will not white balance.



    Tapes recorded on otehr cameras play fine. Tapes recorded in the vx2100 aquire a green tinge which shows up when played in any camera

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For this problem u need to show this camera to a professional cemera repair person. As per my knowledge it is the fault of ccd connector which may be dusty.Cleaning this with cleaning sol'n. It will definatrly work. Otherwise the CCD need to be replace. Regards, Shailesh Ramteke Service Engineer (sony camera's & VTR's) [email protected] 9920313597

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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It's a known problem at sony, check this site: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DCRVX2100&news_id=118

Posted on Aug 11, 2007

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