If you do not see any visible damage or just see a scuff or two, then attach your power source and turn power back on. Adorama New York, NY. If none of these suggestions work you may be having a problem with your camcorder Note: Another reason that this typically happens is due to an impact that hits the microphone. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. April 21st, ,

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Thanks for your help, Michael Wilk [view my complete system specs].

XH-A1 Firewire Problems

Seller information accesscables So, if another unrelated problem occurs within 6 months, just send it back in and we will take care of it for you — no charge! Your camcorder will have to be taken apart during this process. The internal contacts on your headphone jack wear x1 or the plastic around the contacts break. There are typically many variables that come into play like how much water got into it, was it submerged, and how long has the canonn been in the camera for.

Transferring video recordings to and from a computer XH A1S and XH G1S

Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Be very careful as to not allow these flexible ribbon circuit boards to short out.


Cano are 22 items available. User profile for user: When we receive your XHA1 camcorder, we take it apart and check the circuitry of the camcorder to determine where the problem is. So thanks again to all I use an HV10 as a deck for this reason – I had a similar problem with my XH-A1 and, having got it repaired, decided not to take any more chances.

Canon Xh A1 firewire connection

For the record, I was not the only one cahon had this issue as noted herehereherehereherehereherehereand many more.

This will reset the circuits in the camcorder. The first thing to do is make a you are using new fresh tapes. I imagine the hv10 is even cheaper than the 20, as it didn’t do as well in the market.

Firewire Cable pin for Canon XH-A1s HDV Camcorder 6′ | eBay

Dropped or Impact Damage. Fri, Sep 2 When you put a power source on your camcorder AC adaptor or battery it sends a singular voltage to the internal power circuits of the camera.

This FireWire cable transmits data at speeds of up to Mbps. We take apart the camcorder and replace the headphone forewire. In the beginning I had a problem of not recognizing but solved this by switch the camera to on as soon WIN 7 starts. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.


Unfortunately, the warranty ended in May and I live in Minnesota which doesn’t exactly make for a quick trip to any of Canon’s service centers. Ask a question Reset.

Also, is it possible to capture component out via an intensity pro from an HDV tape? If this is the case the firewire port on your XHA1 will need to be replaced.

Video One Repair, is the BEST, they are quick, fix my camera to perfection, they also call and explain the problems and how to fix them. The internal pins in the firewire port are very delicate and bend easily. Doesn’t sound like a very effective solution, but I’m considering buying an intensity pro anyway for live captureso I figured I’d ask what you guys thought. Did you test the camera in W7 f.

Sun, Sep 4 6: This issue can occur as the CCD sensor ages. Do not attempt to try and use the camcorder for at least 48 hours. That will be the beginning.