Camera diagnostics and maintenance £30

Periodic video camera inspections and diagnostics services (consumer, professional and broadcast) and photo cameras (DLSR and mirrorless). If you have bought a camera and want to check its condition, counters, error logs, and whether everything is working properly, or just periodically clean the interior and test it, you are welcome to …

Tape mechanism error C:32:11, C:31:23 or playback problem

This is one of the most frequent errors in Sony cameras (HDR-FX1, HVR-Z7, HDR-FX7, HDR-FX1000, DCR-VX2000 / 2100 and others). Other errors, such as C:31:23, C:31:22, C:31:40 are also quite common. The result is usually a message on the LCD screen about write-protected cassette, tape mechanism not loading and remains …

Camera shutdown or restart

Automatic shutdown of the camera (both Sony and Panasonic) means most likely a problem with a faulty power switch. This problem is most likely to occur in the PMW-EX1, PMW-EX3, AG-AC130, AG-AC160, AG-AC90, AG-AC90A, AG-HPX250, DCR-VX2100, DCR-VX2100, DSR-PD170 and others, and automatically turns off or reset the camera. Such malfunctions …

Focus, zoom and iris rings cleaning

Cleaning services for sanded or otherwise polluted focus, zoom and iris rings of the lens in most professional cameras with lens built-in. Often when working with a camera in the wind or during sports competitions, the dust and sand get inside the lens and rings. As a result the rings are …

C:32:60 lens error repair

A very common fault when the camera generates a loud buzzing sound and is unable to adjust focus. Similar errors that could be displayed are E:61:10, E:61:11, E:62:00, E:62:10, E:62:01, C:32:60. This phenomenon affects many camcorders with built-in Sony G-lens, like HXR-NX5, HXR-NX3, HDR-AX2000, HVR-Z5, DCR-VX2200 or HDR-FX1000.   There is no …