Camcorder Repair

Sony HDW700A

Related Models:   HDW700 
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Sony Camcorder 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


  • Tape Slack or E-X42/E-X32: Loss of Synchronization in Recorded Video; Abnormal Noise or Recording (3/7/2011)
  • RF Alarm After Replacing EN-134 Board (3/15/2010)
  • Replacing VTR Start Button (7/20/2009)
  • Battery Connector (4/6/2009)
  • Recommended Replacement Period For S Idler Assembly and T Idler Assembly; Abnormal Recording/Playback (1/19/2009)
  • Checking Battery Connector (1/12/2009)
  • Video Tracking Adjustment After Replacing Upper Drum (11/5/2007)
  • Precaution on Maintenance of Camcorder (8/13/2007)
  • Replacing Full Erase Head or AH-61 Board (8/6/2007)
  • Cassette Window Required When Replacing Front Lid Assembly (5/28/2007)
  • Firmware Upgrade - SY-247 Version 1.43 (5/21/2007)
  • Parts Registration - Cassette Compartment Assembly (RP) (9/11/2006)
  • Replacing VF Slide Assembly Parts (9/4/2006)
  • No Picture; Noise; Shock Noise (9/4/2006)
  • Tape Threading Error at T-Slider/Pinch Roller (3/13/2006)
  • Tightening Torque When Installing Antenna Flexible Board (FL-260) (3/13/2006)
  • Cleaning Tape Compatibility For Half-Inch VTRs (1/23/2006)
  • Extended Drum Replacement Time (9/20/2004)
  • Additional Steps Required When Replacing Pinch Arm Assembly (7/12/2004)
  • Tape Comes Off Drum (3/22/2004)
  • Loose Pins on Handle Assembly (3/15/2004)
  • Parts Registration - Gear Block Assembly For Loading System (3/8/2004)
  • Manually Correcting Residual Point Noise (RPN) (3/3/2003)
  • SY-247 Firmware Upgrade Procedure (1/21/2003)
  • Clock Does Not Run (1/10/2003)
  • Rotary Switch Does Not Function (8/19/2002)
  • Horizontal Video Noise (8/19/2002)
  • Software Upgrade - Version 1.32 (8/19/2002)
  • Position of Filter is Not Displayed Properly (6/10/2002)
  • Noise in Picture or Picture Disappears (6/10/2002)
  • Software Upgrade - Version 2.32 (6/10/2002)
  • Audio Noise When Used With WRR-860 (5/6/2002)
  • Vertical Noise at Left Side of Picture When Connected With HDCA-701 (5/6/2002)
  • Audio Level Does Not Respond; Audio Signal Does Not Record (1/21/2002)
  • Audio Emphasis Factory-Set to On (1/7/2002)
  • CN-1432 Board Replaced by CN-2119 Board in CCD (11/19/2001)
  • Serial-Interfaced Lens Support (11/5/2001)
  • "Unclamped at +18 dB, Darkened Picture" (5/21/2001)
  • Stress to Flexible Card Shield Plate (5/7/2001)
  • Error Rate Deteriorates Due to Clipping of Envelope Waveform (1/29/2001)
  • Modifications on HDW-700/700A for use with HDCA-701 (HD Camera Adaptor) (1/8/2001)
  • Stereo Microphone Installation (1/8/2001)
  • Preventing Condensation; Slack Warning or Tape Damage (12/11/2000)
  • Part Registraton - Front Lid Assembly (12/11/2000)
  • Notes for FWD Back Tension Measuring Cassetee (12/11/2000)
  • Correcting Audio Noise (12/4/2000)
  • Streaking Noise When Bright Subject is Near Right Edge of Monitor (11/13/2000)
  • Part Registration and Change in Material of Lower Drum Assembly (10/23/2000)
  • Part Registration - Cassette Compartment Assembly (8/7/2000)
  • Manual Correction - Modifying VA-180 (8/7/2000)
  • ALS REF ADJUST in SYS CONFIG/OTHERS Menu (4/10/2000)
  • Wiring of DC OUT Connector for Various Camera Models (2/21/2000)
  • Firmware Upgrade - Version 1.30 (11/1/1999)
  • Firmware Upgrade - Version 1.30 (HDW-700) and Version 2.30 (HDW-700A) (11/1/1999)
  • Y2K Compliance (11/1/1999)
  • Notes - New Replacement Cleaning Roller (10/25/1999)
  • Note on Part Number of DA-127 Board (10/18/1999)
  • Simultaneous Replacement of SW-911 and SW-912 Boards (10/18/1999)
  • Part Registration - FE Head; Performance of Cue Channel Full Erase Improved (10/11/1999)
  • Cautionary Measures When Housing Unit in Carrying Case With Lens Attached (10/11/1999)
  • "Intermittent or No Audio, New XLR Connector (Female)" (10/4/1999)
  • Manual Correction - Drum PG Auto Adjustment (8/16/1999)
  • Manual Change - Spare Parts (6/7/1999)
  • Picture Disturbance When Using Remote Control (4/12/1999)
  • New Manual Supplements (1/4/1999)
  • High Temperature Monitor Output (11/2/1998)
  • Parts Registration - Battery Connector (5/3/2010)
  • Parts Registration - VF Shoe Fixed Table (707) (9/11/2006)
  • No Picture; Picture Distortion; Deviation Failure (8/28/2006)
  • Screws on Back of VF Loosen (6/12/2006)
  • Replacing Lid Arm (L) Assembly (8/8/2005)
  • Manual Correction - CN-1757 Board In CCD Block (8/8/2005)
  • Protection of Flexible Card Wire (6/10/2002)
  • Part Registation - VF Slide Assembly, VF Shoe Assembly (4/1/2002)
  • Replacement of Handle Lower Cover (6/4/2001)
  • Reinstalling Start/Stop Switch (3/5/2001)
  • Fleck-Like Noise at Cold Start Up (V Transfer Error) (12/11/2000)
  • Correcting High Frequency Beat (12/11/2000)
  • Preventing Harness From Jamming When Removing Mechanical Deck (12/4/2000)
  • Cue Cleaner Assembly Replacement (10/2/2000)
  • Modification for Connecting HDCA-701 to HDW-700A (12/27/1999)
  • Part Registration and Manual Correction (11/1/1999)
  • Parts Related to Viewfinder (5/4/2015)
  • Cleaning Liquid (10/10/2011)
  • Cleaning Cloth (10/10/2011)
  • X32: Loss of Synchronization in Recorded Video; Abnormal Noise or Recording (3/7/2011)
  • Battery Connector (5/3/2010)
  • 134 Board (3/15/2010)
  • 61 Board (8/6/2007)
  • 247 Version 1.43 (5/21/2007)
  • Cassette Compartment Assembly (RP) (9/11/2006)
  • Slider/Pinch Roller (3/13/2006)
  • 260) (3/13/2006)
  • Inch VTRs (1/23/2006)
  • Gear Block Assembly For Loading System (3/8/2004)
  • 247 Firmware Upgrade Procedure (1/21/2003)
  • Version 1.32 (8/19/2002)
  • Version 2.32 (6/10/2002)
  • 860 (5/6/2002)
  • 701 (5/6/2002)
  • Set to On (1/7/2002)
  • 2119 Board in CCD (11/19/2001)
  • Interfaced Lens Support (11/5/2001)
  • 701 (HD Camera Adaptor) (1/8/2001)
  • Front Lid Assembly (12/11/2000)
  • Cassette Compartment Assembly (8/7/2000)
  • 180 (8/7/2000)
  • Version 1.30 (11/1/1999)
  • 700A) (11/1/1999)
  • New Replacement Cleaning Roller (10/25/1999)
  • 127 Board (10/18/1999)
  • 912 Boards (10/18/1999)
  • FE Head; Performance of Cue Channel Full Erase Improved (10/11/1999)
  • Drum PG Auto Adjustment (8/16/1999)
  • Spare Parts (6/7/1999)
  • VF Shoe Fixed Table (707) (9/11/2006)
  • 1757 Board In CCD Block (8/8/2005)
  • VF Slide Assembly, VF Shoe Assembly (4/1/2002)
  • Like Noise at Cold Start Up (V Transfer Error) (12/11/2000)
  • 700A (12/27/1999)
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