Camera & Cassette Deck Repair

Sony HDW1800

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  • All repairs and Services are done in-house to insure quick turnaround time
  • Most repairs are guaranteed for six months
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Sony Camera & Cassette Deck most requested repairs

  • No Power
  • Soft back focus
  • Battery does not charge
  • Dust inside the lens
  • SDI port is not working
  • SDI port yanked out or damaged
  • Dropped physical damage
  • liquid damage
  • Salt sand dust inside the camera
  • LCD display not working
  • Iris blades stuck

Self Diagnosis Error Codes

Before you send or bring the camera to us for a repair: Your camcorder has a self-diagnosis display function. This condition displays your camcorders condition as a five digit code (combination of letters, numbers and figures) on the LCD screen display windows or on the view finder. If the five digit code is displayed. Check the error code chart, the last two digits indicated by □□ will differ depending on the state of your camcorder. If you are experiencing following error codes on your Sony camera or deck, most likely your camera or deck hardware has failed and needs an immediate attention. Call chat or email us to find a quick resolutions.

Technical/Service Bulletins


  • Red Channel Condition; Block Noise Recorded on Tape (3/21/2016)
  • Recommended Replacement of Capacitors on DR-508 Board Every 40,000 Hours of Operation (9/28/2015)
  • Parts Information - Reuse Sensing Head when Replacing S Plate and T Drawer Assemblies (9/21/2015)
  • Recommended Replacement Period for NV-RAM Backup Battery: Three Years (6/2/2014)
  • Error-13 (Tape Sensor Error) (4/21/2014)
  • Software Upgrade - SV Version 6.44 (12/23/2013)
  • Parts Registration - Upper Lid (Rear) Assembly (12/16/2013)
  • Hours Meter Value Decreases or is Abnormally High (11/25/2013)
  • Error-01 or Error-08 (1/28/2013)
  • Parts Registration - DR-672 Board (1/28/2013)
  • Tape Slack in Eject Mode; Tape Damage; Error 01 or Error 02 (10/10/2011)
  • Error-02 Reel Slack SHTL Error; Error-04 Reel Speed Error; Rotation of S/T Reel After Inserting Tape (10/10/2011)
  • Recommended Replacement of Capacitors on ST-47 Board Every 40,000 Hours of Operation (10/10/2011)
  • Software Upgrade - SY Version 7.30 and SV Version 6.43 (8/1/2011)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 V2.23, SY2 V2.18, and SV V6.43 (1/10/2011)
  • Parts Registration - Panel Assembly (10/19/2009)
  • Dial Rotates Past Lock Limit; Dial Returns to Position and Speed Changes (6/8/2009)
  • Block Noise in REV Mode (6/8/2009)
  • Manual Correction - Drum Harness (6/8/2009)
  • Trouble Opening/Closing Control Panel (5/4/2009)
  • Loud Noise While Threading (5/4/2009)
  • Error-02 Reel Trouble-2 (4/6/2009)
  • Cassette Tape Cannot Be Ejected (3/23/2009)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 V2.16, SY2 V2.14, and SV V6.41 (2/16/2009)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 V2.15, SY2 V2.13, and SV V6.40 (8/18/2008)
  • Block Noise in Playback Video; AUX/Video/Audio Data Damaged (7/7/2008)
  • Parts Registration - LCD Assembly (5/26/2008)
  • Error-99 or Error -08 (5/5/2008)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 Version 2.14; SY2 Version 2.11 (5/5/2008)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 Version 2.13; SY2 Version 2.09; SV Version 6.35 (4/7/2008)
  • Manual Correction - Brush Slip Ring (4/7/2008)
  • Chroma Phase Error of Down-Converted Picture in High Temperature Environment (3/17/2008)
  • Improved Reliability of S Tension Regulator (3/10/2008)
  • Software Upgrade - SY1 Version 2.08; SY2 Version 2.05; SV Version 6.31 (8/13/2007)
  • 508 Board Every 40,000 Hours of Operation (9/28/2015)
  • Reuse Sensing Head when Replacing S Plate and T Drawer Assemblies (9/21/2015)
  • RAM Backup Battery: Three Years (6/2/2014)
  • 13 (Tape Sensor Error) (4/21/2014)
  • SV Version 6.44 (12/23/2013)
  • Upper Lid (Rear) Assembly (12/16/2013)
  • 08 (1/28/2013)
  • 672 Board (1/28/2013)
  • 04 Reel Speed Error; Rotation of S/T Reel After Inserting Tape (10/10/2011)
  • 47 Board Every 40,000 Hours of Operation (10/10/2011)
  • SY Version 7.30 and SV Version 6.43 (8/1/2011)
  • SY1 V2.23, SY2 V2.18, and SV V6.43 (1/10/2011)
  • Panel Assembly (10/19/2009)
  • Drum Harness (6/8/2009)
  • 2 (4/6/2009)
  • SY1 V2.16, SY2 V2.14, and SV V6.41 (2/16/2009)
  • SY1 V2.15, SY2 V2.13, and SV V6.40 (8/18/2008)
  • LCD Assembly (5/26/2008)
  • 08 (5/5/2008)
  • SY1 Version 2.14; SY2 Version 2.11 (5/5/2008)
  • SY1 Version 2.13; SY2 Version 2.09; SV Version 6.35 (4/7/2008)
  • Brush Slip Ring (4/7/2008)
  • Converted Picture in High Temperature Environment (3/17/2008)
  • SY1 Version 2.08; SY2 Version 2.05; SV Version 6.31 (8/13/2007)
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