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For starters, you're doing this fix AT YOUR OWN RISK. I placed the same mini-DV tape back into the deck that was giving me the error code. 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. Your suggestion worked like a charm. 2:15 PM Brian Olson said... http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-handycam-error-31-00.php

This can also happen if there is a problem with the tape, such as a worn or defective tape. So the rudeness helped! it actually works. Wow!

Sony Handycam Error C 31 22

Didac from Catalunya Tue, 31 Jan 2006 04:59:33 -0800 Whoa!! When I put a tape in, you can hear it START UP, but then after five seconds or so it dies down. Now I can transfer these tapes to the computer. 8:58 PM Paula Beemer said... 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

  1. I wonder if Sony is aware there are so many people with the same problem / fix?I also have a camera that ejects tapes for no reason, sometimes repeatedly, for quite
  2. Tony Tue, 17 Jan 2006 09:31:16 -0800 i have the DCR-TRV350...i'm gonna wake the **** out of it untill it gets rid of the C31:23 crap!
  3. Thanks for the fix.
  4. JV Thu, 8 Dec 2005 08:44:45 -0800 Who says violence and technology don't mix!
  5. I intend to use the camera heavily before then to see how long this no tech fix works.
  6. Gábor Abbas 201,488 views 3:39 How to repair a MiniDV camcorder that doesn't record or play - Duration: 8:23.
  7. Whack it !
  8. Couldn't figure out what was wrong with it.
  9. If the error reappears the unit needs to be serviced or repaired.

Also, never try drying the camcorder out with a hair drier, this can damage the plastic parts of the tape transport. If you find one, let me know! And that message C31:23 kept coming up. C:32:11 Only until recently, I Googled this code to find that others have ran into this same pesky problem with other Sony video devices.

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Played Ok in another machine though.

did everything recommended by Sony to no avail. C:31:42 Debbie rocks! So i took out the tape and the battery, read more replies and after a while i put the battery and tape back in and it worked. IT WORKED THEN EVERYNOW AND THEN I NEED TO SMACK IT AGAIN.

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If you remove your take then try to gently twist both wheels you will find that one is stuck in an engaged position.

I had an unused Mini DV Head Cleaner which I inserted with no problem and it ran at normal speed for about 20 seconds. Sony Handycam Error C 31 22 If the problem is still there, it is probably a bad sensor. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error under the cam or on the other side ?Thanks Zakoos Mon, 6 Feb 2006 11:46:02 -0800 re just i have smacked a little bit but the only thing is that .

I'm charging my camcorder batteries, I turn it on to see if I have a blank tape... http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-handycam-error.php Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. It has just come back with this fault supposedly fixed, but the C:31:23 is still there. Can't believe the testimonials. C:31:40

Sign in to make your opinion count. I came across this forum: http://www.camerahacker.com/Forums/DisplayComments.php?file=Video%20Camera/Sony/Error_Code_C.31.xx Which upon reading, found a DIY fix from an Iranian fella by the name of Ahmed Jasim. Thank. More about the author We should all send a check to Debbie for saving us a leg and arm in repair cost.

AHMET Sat, 14 Jan 2006 00:40:47 -0800 proud new member of "whack a Cam" club. Kenall C-3123 Loading... Brown said...

This is not true and has nothing to do with your battery or ac adapter.

One guess on what the result was. 1 working tape which contains footage from my 1st child's birth and first moments in life. Ed and Debbie Sat, 28 Jan 2006 18:52:35 -0800 Oh My god!Beating it worked!! No more!) 3:43 PM Shell said... Sony Handycam Won't Eject Tape Also, do you do it with the tape ejecter open?

Hey guys, just how hard do you need to wack this? Tried swapping tapes, sometimes worked, but not always.Now it all makes sense. Smacking my Sony did the trick. click site and their customer service likewise for not finding some diplomaticaly correct way of adding this 'fix' to their owners manual.

Marcus Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:35:41 -0800 this is hilarious. It is good to know I am not the only one that has a faulty camcorder! Thankfully. NO FREEKIN WAY!

by the way, I have a TRV-18. Did a google search and found this thread. Bye bye Sony... LITSTLIP FILMS 4,575 views 1:18 How to fix Sony Handycam DCR TRV27 miniDV and other C 31 22 C 31 23 Error code - Duration: 9:07. Ирина Козлова 3,548 views 9:07

I have the DCR-PC101. Thanks!!!