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Life would be interesting if women gave an error code when they had a problem and that you could fix it with some gentle smacks on their bottom :-)KrisFri, 24 Oct Thanks! Thank god. Than it stopped and the bloody error appeared again.

Attached to the carrying case a note: "this camera has been repaired 2 times,please be careful with this machine". We had it serviced by Sony for $700, then was told it was due to living in a humid climate. drizzo6 Jul 09, 2008 I have error code C:31:42 on my DCT-TRV340.  I've tried the shaking technique and nothing helps.  SOMEONE PLEASE HELP! Chieh Cheng Wed, 18 Jan 2006 23:56:42 -0800 Hi had the same problem with a Sony Hi8 from 1998 (c:31:40). http://www.camerahacker.com/Forums/DisplayComments.php?file=Video%20Camera/Sony/Error_Code_C.31.40

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I've just come back from Mexico and wanted to see my film. I'm now looking at a tape that was recorded in 2001 that I haven't been able to view for years!! Thank you very much.

Thanks alot!EliSun, 14 Oct 2007 16:59:51 +0000 I was incredulous when I read all these comments about smacking the bottom of the camera, but I tried it, and it worked!! Search for - sony, error
Found my old Sony DCR-TVR110E which I had written off years ago. Please can anyone help? C:31:23 thanks to everyone!Anil JFri, 08 Oct 2010 20:04:51 +0000 Ok this is totally crazy!!!

Each time that I put in the tape, it wouldn't close and the error flashed. Sony Handycam Error C 31 23 Reply Re: Sony Dig8 HandyCam Error C:31:40? You're only making matters worse. http://www.pechorin.com/m/2004/07/12/Sony_Dig8_HandyCam_Error_C3140-215806.html Well after reading 5 pages of "hit it", "slap it", "slam it", "bang it" I thought I was on a Mixed Martial Arts, do-it-yourself training site.

LOL! C:32:11 The first time I left the camcorder opened up for days to let the air get to it and that seemed to fix it. Who would thunk it?ErikFri, 27 May 2011 22:57:19 +0000 Wow. Wish I would have read this thread two hours ago!!Amazing.Chuck OTue, 21 Aug 2007 23:30:04 +0000 I am shocked.

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On plugging it to mains it displayed c:31:40 error, which disappeared after.... https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/sony-digital-8-handycam-has-c31-40-error-flashing-265625/ Wird geladen... Error C 31 00 Sony Wird verarbeitet... Sony Handycam Error C 31 22 If I find them notice!Greetings from Argentina!Ger+Sun, 06 Dec 2009 15:16:28 +0000 Nuevamente el del Post anterior (de la Sony HDR-HC5)...SI, apenas unos minutos pasaron y "voila!" ASUNTO ARREGLADO!Dios mo!!!

my new favorite site- I had just called repair and they were gonna charge me $570 bucks...dang...Corey Thu, 03 May 2007 09:59:36 -0700 i've got the sony DCR-TRV430E, it keeps tellin It didn't work with the tape in but I took the tape out and whacked it on the bottom 5 or 6 times with my hand and now it works again. It can also be an electronic problem with the system servo circuit. I prayed took the tape out smacked it twenty times with a flat hand and now it's working fine!! C:31:42

for the good and for the bad of it :)cheers 10:21 PM Inspector said... Wird geladen... Yippee! Many thanks!!!!

the error code was gone... Sony Handycam Error Codes It's with the sorry Sony tapes.What I did,.....behind the mini casette there is a square hole.With a pen....push towards edge, with a pencil.....start turning tape to getstarted.....about two turns.....now try itRudyMon, it works.

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You will see a black rubber cylinder that may have a white plastic tube protruding. Reply 0 Kudos Report Content « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Top Tags handycamcamcordersonypmbvideoproblembloggiecamerahd-cameratransferavchdhelphdhdr-cxmicrophonedatamacerrorqualitypc7audioeditinghdrimovieplaymemoriesproblemssdusbcharging View All Find a StoreFind a StoreSearchSee Our LocationsCommunityBlog: the News from SonyPhoto GalleryProduct In anticipation of the birth of our 5th child in 6 weeks, and knowing that we were camera-less, we visited Best Buy to check out the cameras. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error thank you.thankyouFri, 09 May 2008 18:03:45 +0000 Second time I get this problem C:31:40.First time spent around $150 us to get it repaired.

My Sony HandyCam DCR-TRV330 flashes diagnostic code C:31:40. xDUrukoWed, 19 Dec 2012 07:54:38 +0300 WHACK YOUR CAMERA THIS INSTANT! Constantly got 31:40 to where I couldn't trust any longer. Unbelievable!THANKS FOR THE GREAT ADVICE!Melissa porterfieldMon, 12 Jul 2010 01:20:22 +0000 I have a HC3 which also decided it wasn't going to load / unload tapes.

Thank you! 2:07 PM Ryan said... Sony advises to load the tape again. Melde dich an, um unangemessene Inhalte zu melden. I think I even paid for this situation once before when the camera was still relatively new.Dave Dob rinFri, 12 Aug 2011 21:49:51 +0000 My Sony TRV 17 E, had the

If it is too hard to push in, look for another piece that fits better. Replace rubber tension cylinder and plastic tube. To search for repair advice click here. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share by Email × Question about Sony Handycam DCR-TRV240E Digital Camcorder 4 Answers Error code C:31:40 Video handycam was

and decided to search the error code... Crazy. I tried inserting multiple tapes with Digital-8 recordings, but the LCD display kept reporting they were Hi-8. The C:31:23 is tape tension error.

Community Blog News TV & Home Cinema Android TV Other TVs Home Cinema, Projectors & Players The Lounge Room How Tos & FAQs - TVs & Home Cinema Cameras Photo Gallery Then found another page, which says smack it too. What does it mean? The error code disappears after the tape is taken out.

PS Ignore the comments about knocking your unit "out of alignment", as I said, I'm an electronics whiz, no way that type of dull impact will knock it out. Habe den Tip mit den Klopfen auf den Boden des Camcorders ausprobiert (2 wohldosierte Schläge, keine Cassette inliegend, Ladegerät ab)...und siehe da: es funzt!!! So I take the tape out, reinsert it, and of course it doesn't work, it just didn't go back down with the tape in, but with it out it works. Also determined that the "center shaft" of the roller was not "empty."So I took the advice to press down on the roller shaft with a small screw-driver, and you know what?That

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