Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks.
They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call.
Self Diagnosis Display
the Battery pack is almost discharged. Change to a charged one.
When the remaining time on the tape
is about 2 minutes.
the tape reached its end.
there is no tape in Camcorder.
the tape is protected from recording.
the Camcorder has some mechanical
moisture condensation has formed in
If the Camcorder is brought directly from a cold place to a warm place, moisture may condense inside the Camcorder,
on the surface of the tape, or on the lens. In this condition, the tape may stick to the head drum and be damaged or the unit
may not operate correctly.
To prevent possible damage under these circumstances, the Camcorder is fitted with a moisture sensor.
If there is moisture inside the Camcorder,
ejection will work.
Open the cassette compartment and remove the battery.
Leave the Camcorder for at least two hours in a dry warm room.
Prepare a new one.
Change to a new one.
Insert a tape.
If you want to record, release
1. Eject the tape.
2. Set to OFF.
3. Detach the battery.
4. Reattach the battery.
* If unresolved contact your local
samsung service center.
(DEW) is displayed. If this happens, none of the functions except cassette