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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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Experience:  30 years of experience as a TV station technician gives me a unique understanding of technical equipment issues.
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A camera Model No. HC-v160 that was purchased in April. It

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a camera Model No. HC-v160 that was purchased in April. It has been used a couple of times. It will not turn on. I have charged for several hours the red light flashes for a few minutes then it goes black. I removed battery and replaced no power will not turn on.
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Customer: Any ideas?
JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?
Customer: Its a video Camera
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Tried removing battery and replacing
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I really need the camera
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

How old is the battery currently in the camera?

And, how old is the camera?

I will have things to suggest, once I know those two crucial basics about your camera. Please let me know. Thanks.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It's working'
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

Good to hear that!

Do you know what made the difference? I was going to suggest that a new battery might be needed, or a trifle of cleaning of the battery compartment terminals.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Husband reconnected battery. All good
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

Good. Thank you for contacting Have a good day.