Sony Camcorder

  jim63 16:45 07 May 07
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This is not a computer question but can anyone help with this problem. Camcorder will not record. Able to view tape with sound but not record. To best of my knowledge it has not been dropped.
It is approx 3 yrs old.

  anchor 16:52 07 May 07

It may be an obvious suggestion, but check that the little lock on the tape is not set to the "save" position.

It happened to me once on my Sony camcorder.

  jim63 19:18 07 May 07

Checked lock, okay. When in record mode cannot see anything.Will record but just blank. Records over picture in tape but just blank.

  anchor 12:54 11 May 07

One final question:

When you are recording can you see the image in the viewfinder and/or LCD screen?.

If you can, then I suspect there is a serious problem. I recall that Sony had problems with the CCD on some of their still digital cameras, (don`t know if this applied to some camcorders too).

Try calling Sony for advice:

08705 111999 (Mon-Fri 9am-5.00pm)

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