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Where is the dew detection switch located on a Panasonic camcorder model PV-L550D

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There is no switch on the system, in side the mechanism you can see the dew sensor LDR clean it and dry

Posted on Sep 10, 2017

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Hi. I've had this problem a few times myself when I was tent camping or outside for a long time.

Remove the battery, and see what happens. If it keeps happening, I let it sit out of the bag for a couple of hours in the car with the battery removed.

I would not suggest hitting the camera.

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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SOURCE: camcorder panasonic displays dew detect in red

Eject the tape. Leave the tape carriage open. Power the unit off and tent it with a light linen cloth for about 20 minutes in a warm but obviously low humidity area. Emergency/ short time approach: Clean hair blow-dryer. Set for warm/low heat. Turn on and "wave" the warm air into the tape mechanism section about 18 to 12 inches away from the camera's open gate/door. Bake for 3-5 minutes..

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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como puedo solucionar el problema (how can I solve the problem)

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