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I'll be calling a couple lawyer friends of mine. i have not used this camera in so long because of this C:31 business. Thanks Debby ! After trying sony customer no service and being told it was going to cost 269 bucks for them to LOOK at it... http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-handycam-error-31-00.php

please help! lol Sony suck arse!!! =D Samantha Soto Tue, 2 May 2006 20:15:54 -0700 I KNEW I'd find the answer to my problem -- but I can't believe it was this easy! Well, after reading all of the posts, I went ahead and tried it and I am the newest member of the whack-a-sony club! I also stuck my finger in and rotated two of the white reels. https://community.sony.com/t5/Camcorders/E-31-00-HDD-Format-Error/td-p/74607

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and their customer service likewise for not finding some diplomaticaly correct way of adding this 'fix' to their owners manual. Look at www.camcorderservice.nland sent your camera to it. I would like to try to make a game out of this. Amazing -- thank you!!

  1. I was very nervous and i went directly to the shop from were i bought the camera!
  2. 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!!
  3. And so far all seems to be working ok!I tried many different tapes, and came to the conclusion it was not them at fault.
  4. One guess on what the result was. 1 working tape which contains footage from my 1st child's birth and first moments in life.
  5. I had the 31:28 message, read all of the messages on the web site, hit the crab out of my camera about 7 times, put the tape in and away we
  6. ammohead73 2,477 views 3:34 sony dcr-sr68 handycam review - Duration: 7:51.
  7. NOW ITS OK.

Ralph Sat, 15 Apr 2006 10:25:40 -0700 I have a Sony VX2000, a 2000 dollar camera, had the same problem and smacked it from the side and I couldn't beilive it Thank you for this page and sign me up if anyone wants to put the squeeze on SONY. We haven't used this camera for ages because of this jam, and I'm forever indebted to Debbie, and my daughter is thrilled she can now take it to Disney World. Hdd Format Error Sony Handycam Dcr-sr20 I figured I had nothing to lose so I gave it a few stiff whacks and the cassette holder purred like a kitten.

I tried doing the taking out the battery and power cord for 60 seconds "fix" and still got the C31:23 error. All I can say is thank you all. Didac from Catalunya Tue, 31 Jan 2006 04:59:33 -0800 Whoa!! Still no fix.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Sign Up Home > Cameras & Camcorders > Camcorders > How to solve the error E:31:00 in a HDR-XR160 camc... How To Reset Sony Dcr-sr68 Hdd Format Error I tried for several times but nothing happens. Kind of like Whack a mole. Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile

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Sign in to report inappropriate content. Hdd Format Error Sony Handycam Dcr Sr68 Keith Sun, 12 Mar 2006 12:30:23 -0800 Sony DCR-TRV20 error code: C:31:23I'll be dog goned! Sony Handycam Hdd Format Error Data Recovery But nothing...

But doubtful and sometimes working, is better than not working at all.I have a gig in London tomorrow, so the little critter better not pack in!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-handycam-error.php Ooops too hard - now the tape is stuck inside, won't relase :sTook the strap off to allow the cover to move more freely, took the battery out, tried again to Thinking that smacking it hard would at least give me a better reason to be charged 200 I got stuck in. Jeremy in San Diego Tue, 31 Jan 2006 15:02:22 -0800 I had the C 31:22 problem with my TRV 330 in the middle of taping. Unable To Access Hdd Sony Handycam

Thank. Catarse Digital 16,922 views 21:19 Sony dcr sr21e HDD Format Error - Duration: 12:47. My problem was a tape-maybe it was too old or had been used too many times. More about the author I bought a new (but slightly inferior) camcorder for 180 and stashed the faulty one for a rainy day, when I could dismantle it and hope to find it was just

I'm from Per, and I tried smack, and It really works. Sony Hdr-xr150 Error 31 Mine was cracked. Tommy Tue, 18 Oct 2005 16:08:02 -0700 I just watched my son hit the side of his camera and it worked LOL.

Sat, 19 Nov 2005 07:51:09 -0800 ok guys....

Debbie Sat, 13 Aug 2005 11:38:25 -0700 I just turned the camcorder on its side and hit rewind. When a DV tape is in the camera, an error message flashes with the code: C:31:23. But I decided to look on the net first, just in case someone else had had a similar problem - of course I thought because Sony said they didn't know what Hdd Format Error Sony Handycam Dcr Sr47 I'm buying a new camcorder tomorrow, and it will NOT be a Sony!

I use only Sony tapes and have not recorded much since purchasing the unit some 3 years ago. Tried Debbie's suggestion to smack it and it worked. So, after a few drinks when i get home, it'll be time to open up a can of whoop-as$ on my Sony. click site Minimal costs 30,- ONLY.

Now i want to know if anyone can explain this "miracle"... This feature is not available right now. and although i would never normally advise this , IT WORKED !thanks for saving me $$$$$$ chuck Sat, 21 Jan 2006 08:15:11 -0800 I've got a TRV 250 that gave me susan Mon, 17 Oct 2005 20:00:58 -0700 WhaCKING IT WORKS..

Seems as if Sony wanna carry this tradition into the year 2000, and beyond!Good luck all! so i've just been on this forum and tried the kiss kiss bang bang technique.... I asked them how the heads could be dirty on a brand new unit? I can't believe it.

Sign in to make your opinion count. It was free to fix then, but took a week. farah Tue, 16 May 2006 20:54:18 -0700 it worked for me too! Jeff L..

Worked fine up until just before Christmas, of course. We hated the idea of spending money to have it fixed knowing how expensive it was. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.