SONY DCR-PC110 user manual download (Page 142 of 168)

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If you run into any problem
using your camcocder,
use the following table to
the problem.
If the problem
persists, disconnect
the power source and
contact youc Sony dealec or local authorized
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on the
screen or in the viewfinder,
the selfdiagnosis
display flmction has
See page 148.
START/STOP does not operate.
Causeand/or Corrective Actions
The POWER switch is not set to CAMERA.
+ Set it to CAMERA. (p. 15)
• The tape has run out.
") Rewind the tape or insert a new one. (p. 14,26)
• The write protect tab is set to expose the red mark.
+ Use a new tape or slide the tab. (p. 14)
• The tape is stuck to the drum (moisture
+ Remove the cassette and leave your camcorder
for at
least one hour to acclimatize.
(p. 152)
The power goes off.
• While being operated
in CAMERA mode, your camcorder
has been in the standby mode for more than 5 minutes.
÷ Set the POWER switch to OFF (CHG) and then to
CAMERA again. (p. 15)
• The batte W pack is dead or nearly dead.
+ Install a charged battery pack. (p. 10)
The image on the viewfinder screen
The viewfinder
lens is not adjusted.
is not clear.
") Adjust the viewfinder
lens. (p. 18)
The SteadyShot function does not
• STEADYSHOT is set to OFF in the menu
÷ Set it to ON. (p. 84)
The autofocusing function does not
• The setting is the manual
focus mode.
") Press FOCUS to set to the auto fbcus mode. (p. 45)
• Shooting conditions
are not suitable fbr autofbcus.
+ Adjust to focus manually.
(p. 45)
The picture does not appear in the
• The LCD panel is open.
+ Close the LCD panel. (p. 17)
A vertical band appears when you
• The contrast between
the suloject and background
is too
shoot a subject such as lights o1"a
is not a malflmction.
candle flame against a dark
A vertical band appears when you
Your camcorder
is not a malflmction.
shoot a very bright subject.
Some tiny white spots appear on the
• Slow shutter,
low lux or Super NightShot
mode is
screen or in the viewfinder,
activated. This is not a malflmction.
An unknown picture is displayed on
• If 10minutes
elapse after you set the POWER switch to
the LCD screen or in the viewfinder.
CAMERA o1"DEMO MODE is set to ON in the menu
settings without
a cassette inserted,
yotu camcorder
starts the demonstration.
") Insert a cassette and the demonstration
You can also cancel DEMO MODE. (p. 90)
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