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 Post subject: Re: Camera Issue
PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:57 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Camera Issue
PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:07 pm 
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Have you tried switching it off then on again?

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 Post subject: Re: Camera Issue
PostPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:39 pm 
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have you had a repair quote yet?

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:17 pm 
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Going to ring them tomorrow

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 Post subject: Re: Camera Issue
PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:26 pm 
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Sony sent me a link to their approved service centres which was duly clicked on. It great if you have a telly or lap top. Not so good if you have a camera that needs to be repaired. I rang one of the places anyway on the off chance and they don't repair cameras. Sent the dude an email at 2 which would be 3 in Belgium where he is and there has been no reply yet.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:43 pm 
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The Pretender wrote:
Sony sent me a link to their approved service centres which was duly clicked on. It great if you have a telly or lap top. Not so good if you have a camera that needs to be repaired. I rang one of the places anyway on the off chance and they don't repair cameras. Sent the dude an email at 2 which would be 3 in Belgium where he is and there has been no reply yet.

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He's having an Irish.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:21 pm 
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Have you tried a voltmeter on the battery ?
I had a camcorder left among some stuff in a let house that done some similar things ,tried the charger and still didn`t work properly and borrowed a battery from someone else and it works ok
maybe worth a try ,maybe even the charger is knackered
maybe talking bolloks though


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:26 pm 
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defender wrote:
Have you tried a voltmeter on the battery ?
I had a camcorder left among some stuff in a let house that done some similar things ,tried the charger and still didn`t work properly and borrowed a battery from someone else and it works ok
maybe worth a try ,maybe even the charger is knackered
maybe talking bolloks though



Tried that early on and the battery seemed fine. A new battery is 27 quid, which I don't mind paying if I knew it would fix it. Had kind of hoped Sony would say "oh, that's the battery, they do fail now and again, chuck a new on in and it will be fine", but they seem like a bunch of tossers :x

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:29 pm 
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its not much of a recommendation for whats supposed to be a top brand product
tossers :x


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:54 pm 
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The Pretender wrote:
defender wrote:
Have you tried a voltmeter on the battery ?
I had a camcorder left among some stuff in a let house that done some similar things ,tried the charger and still didn`t work properly and borrowed a battery from someone else and it works ok
maybe worth a try ,maybe even the charger is knackered
maybe talking bolloks though



Tried that early on and the battery seemed fine. A new battery is 27 quid, which I don't mind paying if I knew it would fix it. Had kind of hoped Sony would say "oh, that's the battery, they do fail now and again, chuck a new on in and it will be fine", but they seem like a bunch of tossers :x



Coincidentally I found an old Sony Cybershot last week. It was dead and I'd lost the charger so I bought another for £3:50 and Robert's your aunty's wossname.

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