Remove the battery or power cable, connect, and perform operations from the beginning. Bottom line, smacking didn't work for me. This can be caused by a defective lower drum, or something in the tape path causing the video head drum not to spin properly. The C:31 40 error was solved. :) RegardsJosť RodriguesThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:55:28 +0300 I can't friggin believe a good 6 hard smacks to the bottom was all it took smh check my blog
I was bout to pay some service shop do fix it but didn't think it was worth it and checked the net.. I tried to do the "pat" or "hit" at the bottom of the camera did not work.I have 2 ½ years with this camera and is the first time that happens The last thing you need is for your clients to see you smacking the camera before a shoot.BalighTue, 21 Jul 2009 16:56:50 +0000 Sony DCR-TRV11 10 whacks, works perfect now thanks!HammyThu, I opened the door.
Likewise, new tapes didn't work, nothing worked. Sony Error Code: C:22:00 Click Here For More DetailsThis is a head cleaning error and your video heads may need to be cleaned. jordan Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:44:54 -0700 Hi!I have an old but still realy good DCR-PC5E. C:31:42 Just because the error code has gone away, does not mean that the problem is gone.
I was getting the C:31:40: error on a Sony DCR/TRV520, I took it to Best Buy and they said it was not worth fixing and that it would cost at least Just one light tap on the bottom of the unit and the tape loaded in with no problem. Apparantely, the older one I got at the shop has a different recording speed (fps).
I had the C:31:40 problem.
up came this site. C:31:40 Load the tape again, and perform operations from the beginning. Amazing!LukeSat, 18 Dec 2010 19:10:58 +0000 YEP! DO IT NOW!!!
What happens is this white lock pin becomes unseated by moving upwards somehow and allows the black rubber roller to raise upwards which in turn causes the tape to be read http://www.ff-squad.com/sony/ I took out the tape and closed it and smacked the bottom 10-15 times. Sony Handycam Error C 31 22 Take a look at this thread and see for yourself: Error Code C:31:23? Sony Handycam Error Codes This angered me and pushed me to try and fix the deck and to create this web page!
I smacked it for 5 or 6 times and it is working again! http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-dsc-t10-error-codes.php It has raised up a bit! The lower drum is the motor that is responsible for spinning the video heads. Result: no summer holiday video. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error
whenever I store it with no tape inside, it never jams.jeffFri, 18 May 2012 07:35:58 +0400 another satisfied whacker! This is a potential problem as the ink tube piece may not produce a secure-snug fit onto the metal shaft which both rubber roller and White Lock Pin reside on. On internet I found maybe 10 or 15 other people who did the same. http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-hvr-z1-error-codes.php Simply eject the tape.
Tape in and out, battery on and off. C:32:11 I have a Sony mini-DV-cam (DSR-PD150) and it's giving me the C:31:40 message. I read few postings on the net about some humidity issues, so I kept the tape door open for hours without any luck and then I came across this listing, but
The supply reel is responsible¬†for ‚Äúsupplying tape‚ÄĚ as the tape is running. NO FREEKIN WAY! After 3 hits with the flat hand on the bottom, the problem was solved.It's cool.drulliWed, 02 Jan 2013 18:49:41 +0300 Thanks for this help. Sony Camera Error E 62 10 I hit the bottom side of Camcorder gentley few times and, the on the tape cover side also.
Instead, the thick metal disk inside the camera starts spinning (and wherrring), after about 10 seconds, the spinning stops and the sony ding, ding, ding starts and the error code is Thanks! Sometimes you may see an error message such as, ‚ÄúReinsert the cassette", on the LCD screen. http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-hvr-z1u-error-codes.php at least i removed the tape before and gave it some moderate hits.
I have cleaned the inside of my camera, tried different tapes, disconnected the battery, etc etc etc. Now would not be a good time to go on an important shoot with no back up camera. And Sony customer service sucks!SteveMon, 08 Jun 2009 05:38:18 +0000 c:31:40 keeps coming up. Thanks for the advice.
I didn't read about banging bottom until after taking apart. I've had this infrequent code with my Sony GV-D1000 walkman video deck ever since I bought it back in January 2003. There's another method on the same forum where a fella uses shrink tube numerous times to create a new secure lock pin. C 31 30 FG fault when starting capstan.
so now what should i do??jaymeeThu, 02 Aug 2012 13:56:51 +0400 whacking worked on my sony fx1, thanks for posting this.jthomasSat, 25 Aug 2012 00:04:37 +0400 An amazing solution to a Patrick Fri, 05 Jan 2007 22:13:24 -0800 As a professional camera operator with both operator and maintenance tech experience going back to my first 3/4inch vo1600 and betamax 7200 in the so instead of sending it in i decided to just hit it. Gotta wonder about the guy that would try smacking a $1100 camera to get it to work though. :o)cheetoResearchWed, 29 Dec 2010 19:25:46 +0000 I had the famous C:31:00 error code
We are talking about not being able to watch the films of the kids from their birth 13 years ago. ALELUYA!!! got home and the compartment wouldn't eject tape. - Sony dcr-tr17.