I mailed the camcorder which they received 2 days later (I live in Indiana). Sign in to make your opinion count. I put a tape into the tray, held it closed and attached the wires again. so I did it all over again, and it opened. have a peek at these guys
I found this webboard and used the smacking trick which worked although I would have to pound on it for 30-60 minutes at a time. 3 weeks ago (March 2010) however Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? I don't think a C battery is going to shock you, but if you do this you should put some insulating electrical tape around the probes where you will be holding Camcorders Dvandervelde Find More Solutions Top Tags camcorder Handycamsonyplaymemories homepmh videoplaymemoriesTransfer videos windows 7imovieAVCHD usbbatterygpsmicrophone camera4KimportLANCmac Memory cardAS30VCompatibility driver Hi8PMB3DAUDIOerror View All Users Online View All Things to Do Sign-in Register
I brought it out for one more try to fix it before I went out and got another camcorder. Posted: Sat, 02/20/2010 - 11:24pm Log in or register to post comments Anonymous (not verified) 1) Take your main-battery pack out of your camera2) If your camera has another CMOS battery, Frazier Nivens, Ocean Imaging .com Frazier Nivens, Aug 20, 2010 Frazier Nivens, Aug 20, 2010 #2 Frazier Nivens Professional Photographer # of Dives: I'm a Fish! THEN TOUCH POSITIVE WIRE TO THE BOTTOM PRONG OF THE MOTOR TO GET THE CASETTE TO SLIDE DOWN UNTILL U HEAR JUST A FEW CLICKS AND IT DOESNT DECEND ANY MORE....
But when I see this many people (and I have visited many other blog sites) with the same exact problem and no solution or recall from Sony then I have to Otherwise it should be one year of usage ... Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sony Handycam Tape Won't Load Worked for my 51E.(I suspect this problem occurs when opening the door while the camera is off)PeteMon, 08 Mar 2010 23:26:01 +0000 I have the same problem on a Sony DCR-HC46E.
I ejected the tape and could not close the door again, but thx to you guyz it's FIXED...CheerZ.SteveWed, 08 Jul 2009 10:35:18 +0000 The hit method didn't work for us but Sony Handycam C 31 23 Error Resetting it did the trick for me. I tried to wack it a few times too and nothing.
Nevertheless, I never liked repairing malfunctioning mechanisms by hitting them.
It seems that the motor is not moving at all, I can't even get the gear to move with slight pressure. Sony Handycam Door Wont Open But finally its fixed (FOR NOW).Handycam DCR-HC48, tape door wouldnt close, C32-11 error, reattach power supply blah blah blah!Read through this thread trying solutions as I went. SONY----NERVR AGAIN. Did I do something wrong?
I don't remember if I purchased an extened waranty from WorstBuy. I finally gave up and left the compartment case open, have a running fan blowing to it for 3 days, which is supposed to dry out the moisture condensation. Sony Handycam Cassette Won't Close Any harder and I will surely break this thing, well, break it worse than it already is. Sony Handycam Tape Stuck John Han 312,542 views 2:40 Sony Handycam repair - Duration: 3:39.
Also thanks to the people who posted to hit the camera on the bottom (didn't work but made me feel beter).GordonSun, 17 Jan 2010 19:07:52 +0000 Thanks,I used the probes with More about the author THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR THE HELP.... Constantine means to say "tape tray" not "type tray." That's OK, I still give our friend from Greece ALL OF THE CREDIT for finding the CORRECT solution. (His English is far This is about a third of what Sony would charge with no guarentees. My Sony Handycam Won't Close
Didn't work. Important final thoughts. Please if anyone can offer advice to the specific mechanism that is failing here, I would greatly appreciate it.DanTue, 22 Sep 2009 01:21:04 +0000 First off thanks to whoever suggested smacking http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-camcorder-error-c-31-30.php TURN OFF CAMERA...
This is done by removing the battery or ac power, wait 10 seconds, reapply the battery or ac power and try again. Sony Hdr Hc3 Door Won T Close Working... Oct 23 Currently Trending MAGIX Just Released VEGAS Pro 14 and We're Giving It Away!
Glass0NI0N 266,861 views 4:06 SONY MiniDV HandyCam fixed C:32:11 - Duration: 3:21. Grrr. I then put the battery back on powered on, shut the tape door and it worked. Sony Dcr-hc38 Door Won't Close Thanks.NcWed, 11 Mar 2009 11:09:10 +0000 ROFL - I can't believe it, but worked for me too after the door wouldn't stay closed on my Panasonic NV-DS60, so even if you
Glass0NI0N 266,861 views 4:06 How to fix Sony Handycam DCR-TRV27 miniDV and other C:31:22 C:31:23 Error code - Duration: 9:07. Strip off 1 inch of insulation for the "battery ends" of the wires, strip off 1/4 inch on the ends to stick into the camera. If I keep my $300 and save $500 more by the end of this year then I will be able to buy a brand new camcorder (not from Sony)!!!For those of news Anyone have any ideas?
The head cleaner tape could end up damaging the camcorder video heads if used excessively. I bought Sony camcorders because they were reliable. This can also happen if there is a problem with the tape, such as a worn or defective tape. Afterwords I tried to open it, and it wouldn't.....
Unless there is an alternative repair source, my only resolution it seems at this time is to hope the $200+ flat rate repair fee from Sony can repair the problem, or Any recommendations on a Good camcorder? Any suggestions greatly appreciated.BelindaThu, 01 May 2008 06:07:35 +0000 I have the same problem with the HDR-HC3 I just bought on eBay. Get a 7-inch long piece of duct tape, cut it in half length-wise and attach the 1 inch bare ends of the wires to the battery by wrapping the duct tape
ILL TAKE THIS OVER PAYING 500$joshThu, 28 Jan 2010 06:33:08 +0000 Hitting works !!! Then I pressed the reset button, and binggo, it worked, until yesterday that it had the error code again.