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Problems When I switch on the camera, it makes a long crrrrrrrrrrrrrrr sound befor opening/switching on What is the symbol to set the camera for fastmoving pictures"sports mode" What does the code E:61:20 stand for on the screen?

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Defective mechanism,  a stucked mechanism is present. camcorder are smart it can detects error (such as E:61:20) and shuts down itself for safety. earlier models dominoes the defect if the user is not quick enough to react when something goes wrong with the camera. You need professional service to fix it.

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