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Sony TRV help
« on: December 02, 2014, 07:25:10 PM »
So I'm borrowing my friend's TRV in order to capture some footage from a mini DV tape.
His camera has been sitting in his car for months. We live in ohio and it's been pretty cold (below 32F) here.
I brought the camera inside and tried to play the footage back and the camera started beeping and flashing the "eject" symbol.

I saw like half a second, then blue screen and no footage.

I read online that this may be because of condensation and that I should let the camera "acclimatize".

Any help?


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Re: Sony TRV help
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2014, 11:43:46 AM »
keep the camera in your room switched off with the tape deck open over night and try again tomorrow.


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Re: Sony TRV help
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2014, 10:22:03 PM »
If the problem is condensation then that means there's a small amount of water in the camera. I would try putting the camera in a bag of rice. Just make sure no rice gets in the camera, I once made that mistake with my VX1000 and it was pretty embarrassing explaining that one to Kerry at Video Electronics