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DCR-TRV30 Internal clock battery is end of life. It will not charge overnight or hold date/time set information between main battery changes. There is no replacement information in the user manual. Where is the access for the battery on the camcorder? Can this battery be replaced?

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The Sony DCR TRV30 has no clock battery at all! It has though an accu inside, which charges from battery pack. You just need to use the camcorder regularly to keep the accu charged! Anyway, you can charge it every 4 months by connecting the camcorder to mains for 24 hours (or just not letting the batery pack get empty). But if the accu is completely "dead", you need a professional service to change it.

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This small back-up battery on my Sony is under the main big power battery, it is like a large screw under the main power pack, I just turn that screw and the little round lid comes off to get to the little silver flat back-up one.
They are readily available from most good camera shops like Jesops for around £12 to £15 each.

Posted on May 23, 2010

  • pasran Jun 15, 2011

    i don't find the large screw under the main power pack.It's possible you to send me the foto for this particular

  • Theodor Bravitsky Nov 01, 2012

    Hey, man, you ve posted 338 solutions! Go ask help by your doctor!

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