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Sony CCD-TR5 blue video

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Ken Plumbly, Nov 27, 2005.

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  1. Ken Plumbly

    Ken Plumbly Guest

    Anyone out there run across this:

    while using a Sony CCD-TR5 the video
    output (i was transferring super-8
    movies to computer) the video
    faded to blue. The camera no longer
    records, however older video will
    play back.

    I understand that there may be a
    problem with caps in this unit.

    Anyone have any experience?

    Narrow it down to a specific cap?

    I no longer have all my test gear so it
    makes troubleshooting somewhat of a chore.

  2. Guest

    I am not sure what you mean by narrow it down to a specific cap as
    there will be so many bad and marginal surface mount capacitors that
    standard ESR meter, heat up one leg and smell for the fishy
    electrolyte, and a good visual will find virtually all of the bad ones.
  3. Ken Plumbly

    Ken Plumbly Guest

    On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 17:40:36 -0800, wrote:

    Is there a specific board I should look on?

    A basic once over revealed no obvious signs of
    damage, but of course that doesn't mean much.

    I will look it over again more closely for
    an obviously damaged cap (or two or three).
    Most of my test gear went bye-bye
    years ago. As I don't do electronics repair
    anymore, I do have a digital multi-meter,
    but don't think that will be much help.
    So I will have to rely on visual observation
    for now.

  4. Guest

    Don't forget about your olfactory senses as well along with a little
    heat from a soldering iron tip.
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