Camera and Video

Camera repair questions?

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Camera and Video Questions
The tape is stuck and won't eject. it : Just now. I put in a
Just now. I put in a cleaning cassette and it went in but then the eject tape message and beeping came on. It only comes up part of the way and won't go back down or fully up and open to take the tape out. … read more
Russell H.
Russell H.
Service Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,301 satisfied customers
My E640 will not power up even with a newly replaced battery.
My E640 will not power up even with a newly replaced battery. It won't even respond with the charger plugged in and in the battery compartment of the camera. I have a tape inside and can't eject it so… read more
Russell H.
Russell H.
Service Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,301 satisfied customers
purchased vivitar charge (viv-qc-209) and two batteries for
purchased vivitar charge (viv-qc-209) and two batteries for canon camera using lp-e8 batteries. The charger will charge the vivitar batteries but not the canon. Charger shows green light for the canon… read more
Richard
Richard
Retired
Associate Degree
3,442 satisfied customers
my cannon SX120is is very hard on batteries. After shooting
my cannon SX120is is very hard on batteries. After shooting aroun 10 pictures the batteries are dead. Also, if the batteries are not removed after every shot they go dead even if the camera is inactiv… read more
James W
James W
Account Executive
Bachelor's Degree
709 satisfied customers
I have a Sony Digital video camera model no. DCR-TRV310E and
I have a Sony Digital video camera model no. DCR-TRV310E and am using it to transfer old hi 8 films to DVD and I have got a cassette stuck and it wont eject. Can you help please?… read more
Roger
Roger
Camera and Video Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,714 satisfied customers
Cannon Power Shot AS 1100 IS Am unable to open the Battery/card
Cannon Power Shot AS 1100 IS Am unable to open the Battery/card door, seems the latch is not releasing. Am unable to remove the card or change batteries.… read more
Richard
Richard
Retired
Associate Degree
3,442 satisfied customers
I have a Canon XL1, and Im getting the flashing "no cassette
I have a Canon XL1, and I'm getting the flashing "no cassette loaded/erasure prevention" icon in the view finder. This is with a cassette loaded and the record tab set. Bad sensor or ? Suggestions?… read more
Rick
Rick
Owner/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
1,534 satisfied customers
I have a Cannon MV790 Digital Video Camcorder. Connected to
I have a Cannon MV790 Digital Video Camcorder. Connected to power as battery is flat will not accept tape. On closing the tape cassette compartment it werrs and then ejects itself. The compartment doe… read more
Rick
Rick
Owner/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
1,534 satisfied customers
I have a Sony DCR-TRV50 Digital Video Camera that just started
I have a Sony DCR-TRV50 Digital Video Camera that just started having this issue. I checked the owners manual and apparently it has a self-diagnosis display function. When I insert a cassette it start… read more
Rick
Rick
Owner/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
1,534 satisfied customers
HI Ive got a Sony DCR-TRV480 digital video camera recorder.
HI I've got a Sony DCR-TRV480 digital video camera recorder. It's had couple years flawlessly, then one morning it said 'Reinsert the cassette' and it has insisted the same with different battery, dif… read more
Himadri
Himadri
Senior Camera Technician
Bachelor's Degree
2,584 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a problem with my Canon HV20. The message on the
Hi, I have a problem with my Canon HV20. The message on the LCD is "remove the cassette"; but, while I can open the cover, the cassette will not eject. It seems a bit intermittent. I got the tape out … read more
Himadri
Himadri
Senior Camera Technician
Bachelor's Degree
2,584 satisfied customers
I hava had a Canon MD216 video camera, that uses min DV tapes,for
I hava had a Canon MD216 video camera, that uses min DV tapes,for 2 years with no problems. After returning from a trip to Tasmania the camera will not load the mini dv tapes. 1: Open tape campartment… read more
RAJDEEP
RAJDEEP
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
380 satisfied customers
I have a Canon E500E 8mm Video Camera. It powers up fine,
I have a Canon E500E 8mm Video Camera. It powers up fine, the cassette dorr opens when eject button is pushed, but when a cassette is inserted and the door is closed, it whirs for a short time then op… read more
jdsvideo
jdsvideo
Camera and Video Technician
Associate Degree
690 satisfied customers
I have an old Cannon Video Camera A1 HI8. I would like to play
I have an old Cannon Video Camera A1 HI8. I would like to play the old tapes. Have any ideas as the Camera seems to be frozen? [email protected]… read more
Video Specialist
Video Specialist
TV Broadcast Engineer & Master Control
Bachelor's Degree
65 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a Canon Optura 20 camcorder. I needed to take
Hi, I have a Canon Optura 20 camcorder. I needed to take the cassette out. I put the battery in and turned on the power. It was dead. I plugged in the charger and turned on the camcorder again. I open… read more
Louie
Louie
Camera and Video Technician
Associate Degree
547 satisfied customers
Samsun digital cam vp-d33 When I tried to view tape there
Samsun digital cam vp-d33 When I tried to view tape there was just a blue screen. However this morning the tape started play back with no problem......but NOW it keeps saying "eject" and won't accept … read more
Louie
Louie
Camera and Video Technician
Associate Degree
547 satisfied customers
I have a Canon ZR500 mini DV camcorder. When the door is
I have a Canon ZR500 mini DV camcorder. When the door is opened to insert a cassette, the pop up happens, but the motor starts the spindle and 5 beeps are emitted. Sometimes 2 beeps emit. The motor an… read more
Allen
Allen
Broadcast Consultant
Associate Degree
676 satisfied customers
ZR 100 MiniDVcassette camcorder .Without a tape it closes .However
ZR 100 MiniDVcassette camcorder .Without a tape it closes .However with a tape it beeps and pops back open.… read more
jdsvideo
jdsvideo
Camera and Video Technician
Associate Degree
690 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Russell A.

Russell A.

Camera and Video Technician

5,259 satisfied customers

30 years of experience as a TV station technician gives me a unique understanding of technical equipment issues.

Roger

Roger

Camera and Video Technician

1,714 satisfied customers

12 Yrs Exp. Video, CCTV. If you need to see what's happening I'm your guy.

Neil

Neil

Camera and Video Technician

1,079 satisfied customers

NZCE Electronics and Computing

Marcia

Marcia

Professional Wedding Photographer

841 satisfied customers

20 years experience photographing weddings and family photography full time. Canon Camera preference

jdsvideo

jdsvideo

Camera and Video Technician

690 satisfied customers

twenty five years experience repairing video,specializing in camcorder and digital camera

Louie

Louie

Camera and Video Technician

547 satisfied customers

25+ yrs. experience in the field and 5+ yrs. online, down to component level.

Freddy M.

Freddy M.

Camera Video Tech

536 satisfied customers

Years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x