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There are tiny fingers in the cam, that read the disks. They can become slightly oxidized, over time, with condensation. You can try to spray some electrical contact clean on them, then get inside with a qtip or soft (lint free if you have it) cloth on a plastic knife, or anything that will fit inside to aid in the cleaning. Otherwise, it can be a bad solder trace on the card holder, or a problem with the microprocessor. The only way to know for sure if your camcorder has the problem, is to verify the disks in another machine, or camera. Your camcorder will have to be serviced, if cleaning can't help it.
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Hitachi Video... | Answered on Jun 26, 2010

This is what I would do> I would clean the heads on this camera not a easy task but can be done very carefully. Seems the heads are a bit dirty and need a cleaning. Now you Can do this yourself with some head cleaner or have it done for you at a camera shop for under $25 bucks. Other then that and if its not that it could be a tracking issue now these are auto tracking so if that needs to be fixed I am sure it can be tuned up for under $40 respectively.

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Hitachi Video... | Answered on Jan 02, 2010


Thanks for using FixYa. As the Disc has gone corrupted due to non-finalizing of the Data you can try and use it on another Camcorder and finish it on the PC through USB by using Nero, Roxio or any other data recovery software. Once finished you can copy it on DVD and recover it. If it does not resolve the issue, then you’ll need to buy a data recovery package to recover the data from the corrupted disc. They will charge around $19.99 for 30 day license, and $34.99 for full license. Some of these websites are given below---

Hitachi Data Recovery and File Transfer

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Hitachi Video... | Answered on Dec 28, 2009


I am not sure what software you are trying to run, but you might need a firmware upgrade for the Hitachi Camcorder, But if you are trying to run a third party software program, try running the software in compatiability mode or administrator mode.

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Dec 27, 2009

my hitachi dz bd10ha did not come with software. Can I dowhload?

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Dec 12, 2009

Had the same issue before. Here is how I solved it
Remove battery; open LCD screen2.gif;hold in reset button a few seconds; reconnect battery; set to "off" and eject .... out pops a very dirty DVD-RW.

When I reinsterted it the problem recurred and I solved it the same way. I have now permenently removed the offending DVD2.gif and the cover opens and closes fine. I will buy some fresh DVDs this weekend and see if the problem returns.

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Sep 07, 2009

if u see the menu button on your camcorder in the menu you will see the settings and then if you now on the settings you will see the time and the date,and then press ok,

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Aug 10, 2009

How do I move the image from the disc of a Hitachi DZ-BX31A to my pc. Is there some special Hitachi software application I need?

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Jul 08, 2009

The nearest service provider for you camcorder is in Peora, IL. You should ship it out for them to fix it.

Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. Consumer and Business Group P.O. Box 3900
Peoria, IL 61612 USA
Tel: +1-800-448-2244(Toll-free number: USA only)
Fax: +1-309-589-7689


You should give them a call before you ship it out and they will give the instructions regarding the procedure.

Hope that helps,

Hitachi Video... | Answered on May 19, 2009

What type of connection are you using to do this? What is the exact model of the camcorder? Once I have more information I can assist you properly. Please don't request more assistance until I have the needed information.
Thank you,

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Jan 06, 2009

I have lost my software to download onto my computer for my camcorder. Can I download it from another site? Can i purchase the same cd that came with the camera?
The camera is hatichi dz-gx5080a

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Nov 27, 2008

go to a plce where they can do it for you.

Hitachi Video... | Answered on Jun 11, 2008

a -r or sometimes a -rw doesn't need to be formated to work-there may be no problem at all-are you using the proper media for brand cam-sony + or - most others only use - check on door of cam

Hitachi Video... | Answered on May 21, 2008

try dvd in other players just to be sure it's not a issue with certain dvd players-i'm pretty sure hitachi only uses - dvds make sure this is correct-best compatibility will be w/-r's

Hitachi Video... | Answered on May 20, 2008

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