Sony & Canon Camcorder & Camera Repair Blog

Sony Camera System Error: Camera Error Turn Power Off Then On

Sony A7SM2 With The Camera Error Problem. This article pertains to the camera system error telling you to turn power off then on with your Sony A7, A7S, A7R, A9, A6300, and A6500 series cameras as well as any other Sony mirrorless camera models. From a technician’s point of view I wanted to write this [...]

E:62:10 Lens Error HXR-NX5U and HDR-AX2000

When you power up your camcorder and the E:62:10 message is flashing you are most likely experiencing a lens malfunction. You may hear a noise and feel a slight vibration. The internals of the lens may shift and cause a vignetting in the image. You may also see the corner of the lens hood or [...]

Bait and Switch: A Common Practice In The Camcorder Repair Industry

You are a busy videographer with a steady stream of clients. When your video camera breaks, you want and need it to be fixed quickly. You call or worse yet you email a shop to discuss getting it repaired. They don’t ask many questions, spend less than 5 minutes with you on the phone and [...]

Are Counterfeit Sony and Canon Camcorder Parts Being Used in Your Repair?

You’ve just got your camcorder back from the repair shop. Unable to work for five days, your client is getting impatient and wants their video shoot done yesterday. You call and schedule a time to begin the following day. But there’s a problem. As you take your camera out of the box something seems off. [...]

Sony HDR HC1 LCD Screen Problems & Solution

This article contains a video that explains the LCD Screen problems that you may experience on your Sony HDR HC1 camcorder. The video goes over what will need to be fixed.

Sony Camcorder Video Camera Error Codes

Is your Sony video camera giving you an error code. This article goes over the different error codes and what they mean. We go over how to reset your camcorder to determine if the camcorder is in need of repair.

Canon Camcorder “Remove the Cassette” Error Warning

Is your Canon video camera going into an error such as “Remove the cassette. This articles goes over the reason for this error and some trouble shooting tips for resetting the camcorder and confirming if the camcorder is in need of repair.

Canon GL2 Zoom Rocker Problem

This article contains a video that explains the zoom rocker problem that you may experience on your Canon GL2 camcorder. The video goes over what will need to be repaired.

Sony HVR-A1u and HVR-A1j LCD Screen Repair Problem

This video goes over a common problem we see on the Sony HVR-A1u and HVR-A1j camcorders. If you are having any of the following problems, this video goes over the problem and the necessary repair. We specialize in repairing and servicing the Sony HVR-A1u and HVR-A1j mini DV camcorders and are very familiar with this [...]

Sony PMW-200 Repair Dropped or Impact

Did your Sony PWM-200 camcorder suffer impact or fall off the tripod? We can help. We can look the camcorder over and diagnose what needs to be repaired and replaced

Sony NEX-FS700 Repair – ND Filter Problem

Are you having problems with the ND filter on your Sony NEX-FS700 camcorder getting stuck or is it hard to move? We can look at your FS700 and diagnose what parts need to be repaired or replaced. If you would like to speak to an experienced Sony tech give us a call, we would love [...]

Canon XL2 Will Not Communicate Or Hook Up To Computer

Here is a video describing a problem we see on the Canon XL2 camcorders. The camcorder may not be communicating with the computer when hooked up through the fire wire 1394 DV port. The video also tells a bit about our company and our services for Canon Camcorder Repairs for Professional and Prosumer level camcorders. [...]

Canon XL2 Audio and Video Problems

Here is a video describing a problem we see on the Canon XL2 camcorders. You may be experiencing audio and video problems such as lines through the picture, video dropouts, audio dropouts. The video also tells a bit about our company and our services for Canon Camcorder Repairs for Professional and Prosumer level camcorders. Read [...]

Safely Connect Your Firewire Cable To Your Camcorder To Avoid Service or Repair

Avoiding An Unnecessary Repair- Must Read Article Before Connecting The Firewire Cable Of Your Sony or Canon Camcorder up to the Computer We receive a large number of Sony and Canon video cameras in for service due to the camcorder not communicating or connecting to the computer. There are easy steps you can take when hooking [...]

Sony HDR FX1 DV Firewire iLink IEEE 1394 Connection Problem

Are you having problems connecting your Sony HDR-FX1 camcorder to the computer? The port that you use to hook your camcorder up to the computer is usually referred to as the firewire, iLink, IEEE 1394 or the DV port or jack. These are all referring to the same connector. Here is an informative video, where [...]

Sony HVR-Z1u Mechanical Problems – Repair and Troubleshooting

An informative video if you are experiencing a tape transport or mechanical problem with your Sony HVR-Z1u video camera. This video goes over such problems as, going into a Sony error code, loading problems, a stuck tape, picture problems, or going in to a “Reinsert the Cassette” or Reattach power or battery error.

Canon GL2 Tape Transport Mechanical Problem “Remove the Cassette”

Are you experiencing mechanical or tape transport problems with your Canon GL2 camcorder? When this model camcorder is having mechanical problems the camcorder may display an “Eject the tape Error” on screen. They camcorder may also be eating or damaging tapes. Here is a information video addressing these problems.

Sony C 32:60 Lens Error

There are few things as frustrating as being in the middle of a shoot and then being thwarted by an error code. If you turn on your Sony camcorder and see a C:32:60 error message, you are probably wondering what it is and how to correct it. We often see this in Sony HXR-NX5U, Sony [...]

Sony C:32:60 Lens Error Workaround For HDR-FX1000, HDR-Z5u, HDR-AX2000 and HXR-NX5u

Are you experiencing a C:32:60 lens error or focus problem? If you are experiencing a C:32:60 lens error, can't focus, or are hearing abnormal noises coming from your Sony camcorder then this article may help. This workaround should help you get through your last shoot. It’s not intended to fix your camcorder, its only intended [...]

Sony HDR-FX1 Mechanical Problem – Repair and Troubleshooting

Are you having mechanical problems with your tape transport or mechanical assembly on your Sony HDR-FX1 camcorder? We have an informative video where we go over this problem as well as troubleshooting tips. When the mechanical assembly of your camcorder is not working correctly it can display problems in many ways. The video camera can [...]

Sony HDR-FX1000 Loading Error C:32:11

Are you having problems loading a cassette tape in your Sony HDR FX1000 camcorder? Here is an informative video going over this problem. When your camcorder will not load a tape or if the tape is stuck in the camcorder it may be going into a loading error such as C:32:11 or C:31:11. The tape [...]

Sony HDR-FX1000 Mechanical Problems

Are you having mechanical problems with your Sony HDR-FX1000 camcorder? Here is an informative video going over mechanical tape transport problems. When your camcorder is experiencing mechanical issues it may be going into an error code such as C:32:23 or C:32:22. The camcorder may also be displacing a "Tape is locked - Check the Tab" [...]

Sony HDR-FX1000 Lens Error C:32:60 E:62:10 Video

Lens problems with the Sony HDR FX1000 camcorder can manifest in many ways. Most commonly a C 32:60 or E 62:10 lens error message will display. The camcorder may not be focusing properly, not zooming in and out, and there may even be abnormal noises coming from the lens area of the video camera. This [...]

Mic Holder Broken Sony Camcorder – Step By Step Replacement Instructions

Is the mic holder on you camcorder loose or broken? No need to send it in for repair, you can easy replace it yourself. Step by Step instructions by an Sony repair technician make this process easy. Give us a call to order a new Sony genuine mic holder or order a new mic holder [...]

Canon XL H1 Will Not Eject Tape

Is there a tape stuck in your Canon XL-H1 camcorder? These camcorders can display a problem with the tape not ejecting or the eject switch not responding. We have a video going over this exact problem and how we can help you get your camcorder back up and running again. Read Video Transcript Hello my [...]

Canon XL H1 Loose Ports Repair

The Canon XLH1 camcorder can develop a problem where all or some of the ports on the back of the camcorder will stop working or loosen. This includes the DV port, Headphone port and LANC port. The screws internally in the camera, loosen causing this problem. We have a video going over this exact problem [...]

Sony HVR-V1u Won’t Load Tape Error Code C 32:11

Are you having problems loading the tape on your Sony HVR-V1u Sony camcorder. The camcorder may be going into an error code such as C:32:11. The camcorder may be prompting you to "Re-attach the power source". We are experts on this model camcorder and in this video we go over this exact problem. If you [...]

Sony HDR-FX7 Loading Problem Error Code C 32:11

This video goes over loading problems with your Sony HDR-FX7 camcorder, including problems with the tape not loading down or the cassette housing not latching. We also go over errors such as reattach the power source and C:32:11.

Canon XL-H1 Mechanical Problems, Playback Problems

In this video we go over mechanical, tape transport problems with the Canon XL-H1 camcorder. This also includes pictures problems, no playback picture or time code dropouts.

Canon XL2 Dead Not Powering Up

Are you having problems with your Canon XL2 video camera not powering up? We are experts at repairing these camcorders. If you would like to speak to a tech about his problem or any problem you are having with your Canon XL2 camcorder, just give us a call.  888-283-2228. Read Video Transcript Hello My name is [...]