Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC36 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Problem with the display!

I have just recently started having problems with my DCR-HC36's display. On the LCD screen and through the lense hole it appears that there are five horizontal lines crossing through the picture. I know there is nothing wrong with the video because I have viewed these videos many times and there has beent nothing wrong with them, but as of lately it will not provide the whole picutre of the video and it will not allow it to do it when I hook it up to my television.

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Heres an easy solution.
i just called the repair service and this is what they got me to do;
Step One: rewind the tape to where it has the lines
Step Two: Turn Camera Off
Step Three: Remove The Battery
Step Four: Turn Camera On ( with no battery )
-wait for about 5 minutes-
Step Five: Put The Battery Back In
Step Six: Turn it on and press play

if that dont work, you will need a head cleaner or a new head
-marcus
[email protected]

Posted on May 16, 2008

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I called Sony with similar problem and they are sending me a UPS label to get it fixed free of charge. 1-888-217-SONY

Posted on Aug 31, 2007

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