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Troubleshooting - Sony 300PF Operating Instructions Manual

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Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
You can use this chart to establish possible causes of
an apparent problem; always double-check before
Symptoms
The unit does not power on when you
turn the POWER switch on.
The tape transport does not operate
when you press either VTR button.
The tape transport does not operate
when you press any tape transport
button.
The power supply cuts while operating.
The battery goes dead very quickly.
It is not possible to eject the cassette.
The playback picture quality is poor.
The playback picture does not appear.
The playback sound does not hear.
All controls except the EJECT button are
disabled.
Audio recording is not possible.
The recorded sound is distorted.
The recorded sound has a high noise
level.
The indication "Er91-13F" appears in the
display window.
The cassette is automatically ejected.
sending the unit for repair. If a problem persists,
contact your Sony dealer.
Troubleshooting chart
Cause
There is no battery pack loaded.
The battery pack has reached the end of
its usable life.
The AC power adaptor is not connected,
or it is not turned on.
The POWER switch of the unit is turned
off.
The unit has reached the end of tape.
The cassette is set record-inhibited.
An incorrect type of DVCAM or DV
cassette is loaded.
(The
indication blinks.)
The unit has reached the end of tape.
The cassette holder is not solidly closed
after the cassette is inserted.
The battery pack is exhausted.
The operating temperature is very low.
The battery pack is inadequately
charged.
The battery pack is exhausted.
The POWER switch is turned off.
The cassette holder is not solidly closed
after the cassette is inserted.
The video heads are dirty.
There is condensation on the head
drum.
The AUDIO LEVEL (CH-1/CH-2) knobs
are set to the minimum level.
The AUDIO LEVEL knob on the front is
set to the minimum level.
The audio level is too high.
The audio level is too low.
The unit has failed in loading or saving
the cassette memory data.
An incorrect type of cassette is loaded.
Remedy
Load a battery pack (page 44).
Replace the battery pack with a fully
charged one (page 44).
Connect the AC power adaptor (page
45).
Turn the POWER switch on (page 13).
Rewind the tape, or load a new cassette
(page 51).
Either load a new cassette, or release
the record-inhibit (page 50).
Load a correct type of DV or DVCAM
cassette (page 49).
Either rewind the tape, or load a new
cassette (page 51).
Press on the "PUSH" indication to close
the holder solidly (page 51).
Replace the battery pack with a fully
charged one (page 44).
Use a BP-L60/L60A or BP-L90/L90A
(page 44).
Recharge the battery pack (page 44).
Replace the battery pack with a fully
charged one (page 44).
Turn the POWER switch on. (page 13)
Press on the "PUSH" indication to close
the holder solidly and then press the
EJECT button (page 51).
Clean the video heads using a DVM-
12CL Cleaning Cassette (page 114).
Remove the cassette, power off, and
wait until the condensation has
evaporated (page 116).
Adjust the setting of the AUDIO LEVEL
(CH-1/CH-2) knobs (page 15).
Adjust the setting of the AUDIO LEVEL
knob (page 11).
Adjust the setting of the AUDIO LEVEL
(CH-1/CH-2) knobs, and record again
(page 15).
Adjust the setting of the AUDIO LEVEL
(CH-1/CH-2) knobs, and record again
(page 15).
Load a new cassette (page 51).
Load a correct type of cassette (page
49).
Appendix
(Continued)
117

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