Now that the party is over I went online and found this blog. Then, still having my fingers crossed, I put a tape in, and gently pushed the hatchet like you’re supposed to. I sticked a simple speaker wire on a 1,5V D battery. Thank you to Dave and Constantine!!!! My two daughters are off filming now.
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In fact, first time we managed to get the compartment go sonu thus close the hatch we sort of took out the celebration in advance, we would later see.
Attach the camera battery and the tray should close. Some combination of them worked because the error went away. This has actually been a great camcorder. Youngsoon Choi Sat, 11 Oct I tried Dave’s “hot wire” method sony handycam dcr-hc36 times before I got the tape to be recognized by the camera. Anyhow in desperation I did the remove all power sources and gave it good hard sony handycam dcr-hc36 on the bottom u know at first u scared to damage this sony handycam dcr-hc36 piece of equipment so your smacks are rather lightnow l didnt care anymore.
It did work, however this last time I used it, The red light cam on, the camera siad it was recording but when I got home there was nothing on the tape. I just banged it on three different sessions Never buying a sony again but at least I dont have to bin this camera just yet.
Same door won’t shut, same error message. Larry Tue, 27 Sep I sticked a simple speaker wire on a 1,5V D battery. The same thing sony handycam dcr-hc36 to my camera, and I used the whacking technique and it worked!! None of the other methods worked for me.
Slapped at the bottom few times so doors could shut down after that but they didn’t want to open: Today I thought I’d make another and wanted to take the tape out simply because I forgot what they were called and wanted to buy more. However, after ejecting a tape, I cannot even hear it try to lift the mechanism again so I am inclined to believe a senor or something is blocking it from opening.
And while it handyca, be thoroughly satisfying to stomp sony handycam dcr-hc36 devil camera into a pile of parts, I’m going to keep searching for a solution. Tim Sun, 02 May In the sony handycam dcr-hc36, I just want to note to anyone with an HC7 that its not really worth it to try to take any of the casing sony handycam dcr-hc36 you can reach the solder terminals with some difficulty without removing anything.
I then put the battery back on powered on, shut the tape door and it worked. First off thanks to whoever suggested smacking the hell out of hanndycam.
Sony HDR-HC3 Tape Door Won’t Close with C Error Code
Tape ejected fine but now the door has been stuck open for weeks. It has the C error and the sony handycam dcr-hc36 wouldn’t shut. Now I got error C: We tried all methods mentioned in this thread with no success was actually hoping that the “hit it on the bottom” method would work, but it didn’t.
Tried banging, connecting, re-connecting battery nothing works. Later another Sony camcorder has developed a battery lifetime problem which occurred to be non curable. I might take the bottom plate out tomorrow, ever so sony handycam dcr-hc36. The tape door is stuck opne and won’t close.
Sony Camcorder Batteries & Digital Camera Batteries
I want to thank everyone who took the xcr-hc36 sony handycam dcr-hc36 post their results. If you have moved the tray in too far, when the tape is ejected the tape might not pop up as it should.
Pushed down on the gear lightly with a screwdriver and it started working.
Must take advise on legal remedies and awaken consumer agencies and the public to Sony’s post sale lack of interest in these customers Michael Sat, 25 Dec I bought this damn thing from Japan, leaving behing JVC people who invented High DefPanasonic, Sharp, Canon and many other brands offering much more than this piece of shit.
The power supply is OK and giving power at the output plug but camera shows no life at sony handycam dcr-hc36. If it does not, disconnect all power, move the tape tray “in” 1 mm more, then push reset and again insert the camera battery. For the time being I got mine going sony handycam dcr-hc36 A sony handycam dcr-hc36 light bulb should be used to test the battery supply.