✤ Before contacting a Samsung authorized service centre,
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.
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 fault. 1. Eject the tape.
moisture condensation has formed in the
✤ 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
To prevent possible damage under these circumstances, the
camcorder is fitted with a moisture sensor.
✤ If there is moisture inside the camcorder,
If this happens, none of the functions except cassette ejection will
Open the cassette compartment and remove the battery.
Leave the camcorder for at least two hours in a dry warm room.
Change to a charged one.
Prepare a new one.
Change to a new one.
Insert a tape.
If you want to record, release the
2. Set to OFF.
3. Detach the battery.
4. Reattach the battery.
* If unresolved contact your
local service representative.
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