Thanx:) Steffen Sun, 26 Feb 2006 03:41:44 -0800 Another convert, error C31:30, TRV320, Good few open handed knocks while rotating it and hey presto. I was (too?) carefully hitting the instrument, but nothing has changed.Does anybody know what is broken when the C:31:40 code appears and how it can be overcome without sending it to Tommy Tue, 18 Oct 2005 16:08:02 -0700 I just watched my son hit the side of his camera and it worked LOL. Thanks Snehal Desai Tue, 11 Oct 2005 06:15:21 -0700 thanks to everyone on this list, even I tried wacking the camera and it worked !! news
It only took a few gentle taps and hey presto I have my camcorder back...an my balls haven't been cut off Thank you!! NO WARNING There is no warning information. I can not believe this is Sony. Be very careful when performing the tasks below and to not damage or lose any of the small parts inside your camera!!!
Sign me up Support by Sony Get Support Content on the Go! Where To BuySee Retail Partners Sony Rewards Join Now Learn More Manage Account News & Info Press Releases IT WORKED! The video head drum assembly is made up of two parts the upper drum and lower drum. Did a google search and found this thread.
I found one that contained an ink tube that had a smaller inner diameter close to the original White Lock Pin's diameter. I would not have believe it if I didnt try it! Hitting the camera worket for me too! C:31:40 smacking the side of the camera actually worked!!!!
Tried varies different things, but nothing worked. Marcus Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:35:41 -0800 this is hilarious. It would not get off LOADING...
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I would be dead if you hadn't posted this. Sony Camcorder Error Code C31 23 Jon Sun, 14 May 2006 16:50:07 -0700 I got the DCR-TVR900 and got this error today and fixed it by pulling the tape out and realized that it was dirty on I tried Debbie's trick and whacked the camera smartly on the side a couple of times and it works fine now. paul in Missouri Tue, 14 Mar 2006 20:20:18 -0800 WOW, it's really the best solution.
Oddly enough, I thought there was something wrong with the tape drive, so I bought the memory stick for my TRV480 and got the same problem but now "reinsert memory stick"....and
Since then all is working perfect every time.It is a shame that several Sony camcorder models have shown this problem! Sony Handycam Error C 31 22 Debbi you're a god send. Hdd Format Error Sony Handycam Dcr Sr68 This problem would not go away.
Important final thoughts. navigate to this website Camcorder - Duration: 14:43. Some methods seem to follow from generation, to generation.This old trick used to work with 'ye olde televisions. Brad Thu, 27 Oct 2005 19:36:21 -0700 Wow. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error
Tried Smacking It Sun, 25 Dec 2005 15:50:26 -0800 OK add another whacker. hacker Thu, 22 Sep 2005 19:25:21 -0700 i was having the same error problem with the sony dcr-trv250. Loading... http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-c31-23-error-code.php and smacked the camcorder 2 to 3 times as Debbie suggested.
Sign in 13 Loading... C:31:42 Don’t forget to try a different tape. G.KAY Wed, 26 Apr 2006 09:07:56 -0700 I am the newest member in the Smack The Sony club.
David Kallum Sun, 7 May 2006 19:00:35 -0700 I cant believe it!! Go to Solution Report Inappropriate Content Reply 1 Kudo ShaunH Expert Posts: 1,241 Registered: 11-14-2012 Message 2 of 15 (79,246 Views) Re: E 31:00 HDD Format Error [Edited] Options Mark as i gave my camera a good smacking on both sides & now it works, just on time for my son's kindergarden dance performance tomorrow night! C:32:11 I have a sony DCR VX2000 that has not been working for months!!!
Someone from Canada tried it and it did not work for him (no more info). I tried taking off the battery that didn't work. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Matt Maxwell Sat, 11 Feb 2006 13:54:02 -0800 I was JUST about to give up on my 5 year old Sony DCR TRV-11. click site Connect the surround speaker(s) to the SPEAKERS SURROUND terminals. • The surround back speaker is connected only to the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/ FRONT B/BI-AMP R terminals.
Thank you again.Regards,Bob Sony, VP Camera Whacking Service Division SONY CORPORATION Fri, 3 Mar 2006 07:00:13 -0800 Thanks Bob, so how much will you be charging to whack my cam? I banged on it several times, to no avail. amr Sat, 15 Oct 2005 13:55:14 -0700 Thank You GUYS! They have this problem even worse and smacking only sometimes works.
It worked!!!! I've had this infrequent code with my Sony GV-D1000 walkman video deck ever since I bought it back in January 2003. hahahahahahhahaha this is so funny!! Guus Wed, 8 Mar 2006 13:59:56 -0800 Hey all yea im a member of the wack your cam club lol (didnt work for me) i did find a rubber coated roller
Thankx!!!!!!!! Here is a list of Sony error codes for mechanical problems, tape transport problems and lens or focus problems. Smacked it from all angles. Working...
Professional Products - General Digital Paper Catalyst Software Large Sensor Cameras Large Sensor Cameras - Announcements F5 & F55 F65 F3 FS700 FS100 FS7 XDCAM XDCAM - Adobe XDCAM - Announcements I have been handling this so gently, but I will now have to give it a whack and report back with the results. Praise the lord because I own the sony trv 250 and it was flashing C:31:23 after I hadn't used it for a while. Thankfully.
The camcorder will not always display an exact error code. Thank you Debbie!!! whether it will stay like this is doubtful. Scott Wed, 22 Mar 2006 12:48:56 -0800 Yeh,It works also for mine Sony DCR-TRV11E, thanks.oTTo oTTo Thu, 23 Mar 2006 11:32:00 -0800 I am certainly in the whack-a-mole club!
Makes you wonder how the the hell does the white pin stay in if the deck is ever turned upside down?!?: When I took these photos, I realized something, the white jake Wed, 1 Mar 2006 18:28:49 -0800 THIS IS FRIGGIN HILARIOUS!!!!!!