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I have nv-gs300 camcorder .the pull out view finder only luminates

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I have nv-gs300 camcorder .the pull out view finder only luminates in the playback mode
but not in the record mode. the lcd screen works ok. any ideas please ?
Andy Web.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Freddy M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello my name is***** do not rate until we are finished. I look forward to assisting and am very sorry to hear that you are having this problem. I want to warn you that it is possible you will need to replace a part in order to fix this. There are a few different things that can cause this and a couple different parts so we would need to troubleshoot to find out for sure. With the view finder black like that try recording a short video and then play it back, is it black?


Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Freddy.

I think you have cracked the problem buddy.

It would not record untill I opened the lcd screen, I did as you said

recorded a short clip, played back through the viewfinder ok. then

bingo the viewfinder started working in the record mode, including

the illuminated toggle light and red record indicator, which had not

been working also. Thanks a million . Andy

Expert:  Freddy M. replied 2 years ago.
You're welcome and please don't forget to leave a positive rating for my help it is greatly appreciated.
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