C:31:23 and I wasn't able to play or record. DO NOT STORE THE CAMCORDER WITH A TAPE IN IT, I think that was the problem. It worked and now I punish my camera every so often when it starts acting up. This is done by removing the battery or ac power, wait 10 seconds, reapply the battery or ac power and try again. check my blog
I have a Sony CCD TRV118 camcorder and I keep getting the error C31-23. I don't know if I did not hit it hard enough but I took the tape out and tried again and then it worked. Posted on Oct 24, 2011 Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag You can't post conmments that contain an email address. × Comment Anonymously Video Images Chuck Averh20 Level 1: An expert Series of beeps and then...C:31:23.
I turned it off gave it a few smacks and it worked again. The ba%^&rd was doing it for my uni graduation, and I was going to go to Australia the following year so I was annoyed. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... I looked for another ball point pen.
Manuel Sun, 22 Jan 2006 18:32:49 -0800 We have been tearing our hair out with the C:31:42 error message on our Sony Digital 8 camera -- trying to get the camera Battery is charged. Debbie Sat, 13 Aug 2005 11:38:25 -0700 I just turned the camcorder on its side and hit rewind. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error freakin camera i paid like 200$ to get it fixed and i wacked it on both sides like 6 times and now it works omg omg..
Anonymous Sep 06, 2008 My sony handycam camcorder gives me an error code C:31:23 and will not play tapes, does anyone know what to do? Sony Handycam C 31 23 Error Can not afford to replace a camera I have smacked around. Put a tape in your camera that was giving you the error code and play it for a few seconds, stop it, rewind it for a bit, play it again.
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My black roller and white cylinder had also gone missing. C:31:40 No more Sony for me. (By the way, I'm getting ready to whack!) Jack Thu, 16 Feb 2006 07:16:36 -0800 If you smack and it doesn't work, smack harder. I did think it was more of a mechanical issue rather than the electronics.... Click "Add" to insert your video.
Thank you very much for posting this fix. https://community.sony.com/t5/Camcorders/what-is-a-C31-23-alarm-on-a-digital-8-camcorder/td-p/37069 Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Sony Error Code C 31 00 Changing tapes worked for a brief time, but the error code came back. Sony Handycam Error C 31 22 This is what I did: 1.
Because the other sites made me feel as though I had a relic not worth fixing. (I do but not worth $250) Anonymous Nov 18, 2008 I had the same damn click site You are amazing !!! But this is what made me change my beliefs.5 years ago I have had "2" DCR-TRV310's (Japanese version) die this way after 1 year each. Followed the 'give it a slap' advice and, hey presto, the old girl is back in action. Sony Handycam Error Codes
I'm from Perú, and I tried smack, and It really works. Payed more then 100$ to someone who did not fix it and now you made me fix the problem in less then two minutes of reading. These error codes can sometimes be intermittent and deceive you into believing that the problem has gone away. news please help!
Wish me luck. C:31:42 I guess I gotta get my old tape coverted to DVD quick before this whack a camera trick stops working :) John Sun, 25 Dec 2005 06:52:16 -0800 Whacked it 5 I only used Sony tape, so it's not a tape issue.
I have owned this camera for about five years and have always chalked that error code up a bad tape or something. This can also happen if there is a problem with the tape, such as a worn or defective tape. Hence my reasons to go with Ahmeds method. C:32:11 Now this flamin' thing is doing exactly the same...!
The big round circle thing that spins when a tape is put in looks like it may have a couple red marks, but I don't know if that effected it. Camera functions normally UNTIL you put a tape in. I have a trv340e and i tried the smacking thing and it WORKED!! http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-camcorder-error-code-c-31-40.php Your comment allowed me to put it back in its right place.