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I have a sony camcorder ccd-fx400e which I have not used for

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I have a sony camcorder ccd-fx400e which I have not used for a few years ive fitted new batteries but there is no display through the view finder and the cassette holder does not open. I lost my wife recently and would love to play back the tapes which I have of our life together thank you
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hello Graham,

Sorry to hear of your recent bereavement.

The camcorder is likely beyond economical repair, however you can get a replacement to play back your tapes on for less than £50 on eBay:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/sony-handycam-video-8-CCD-TR427E-BOXED-WORKING/112719236159

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