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I have a sony digital handycam dcr-pc103e. Suddenly the zoom is not working: it is stuck zoomed all the way in so I can hardly see anything through the lens. I tried to disassemble it (i'm really bad at this) and touch the switch a bit and when I turned it on again it seemed to work for a bit, but a few days later it happened again. Does anyone know the cost of this getting repaired? I assumed it needs to have the switch piece changed. Or if there's any way that I could fix this at home. Thank you!

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SOURCE: Zoom Lens

Hello, DCR-PC7E in order to repair this error you should replace the switch block part number: 147383111. Best regards, Arpi

Posted on Apr 19, 2007

aneesh ch

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SOURCE: Sony DCR-PC105 Handycam Sound doesn't come

chaing zoom switch assamble .

Posted on Jul 09, 2009


Donald DCruz

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SOURCE: My zoom lens suddenly stopped working. It's

The lens error is due to failure of the Zoom lens control system , mostly this can be mechanical problem. You can remove battery and card replace battery and while switching on tap the lens hood on your hands so as to disengage any dirt or mechanism being struck.
Use some air to blow between the lens to dislodge any sand particles struck inside. If none of these works then you can think of taking consensus with the service centre.
The repair cost cannot be too high as the camera is working fine . Also when the zoom is pressed , you can slightly tap , also use some soft heating using a hair dryer.. If none of these work g
et estimate before you decide. It will be good to have it checked at the Panasonic service as you do not have to run around for spares.

Posted on Jun 17, 2011

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