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Select Switch I can perform every operation standard for the camera, except shoot video. Every time I try to shoot a video, I get the message: Check Select Switch. I can take still photos and playback without any problem. I have checked all settings on tghe camera and they seem fine.

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SOURCE: my video camera works fine when i record but when

The head is dirty and needs cleaned. Look around for a MiniDV cleaning cassette. If you can't find one, then you need to clean them manually. You will need foam swabs and Q-Tips could possibly leave behing a strand of cotton, plugging the head further. Also don't use rubbing alcolol. It is 30% water Gert 100% isopropyl. Consult your manual for the required cleaning spots. There will be a few,

Posted on Nov 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Sound in camera not working

Have you found a solution to this problem? I'm having the same issue. Thanks.

millsj @ shaw. ca

Posted on Jan 26, 2011

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