Canon XH A1 firewire board replacement. After you have given sufficient time for things to dry out, reconnect power to the camcorder and check over all functionality. 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. This item will ship to United States , but the seller has not specified shipping options. Some sort of liquid substance was spilled on your Canon XHA1 or it may have been submerged in water. Lenses can be very sensitive to impact and can easily be sent out of whack with a simple drop. I’m toying with replacing the firewire card itself, do you have any specific W7 favorites?

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Quick Turnaround Most repairs completed within a week! It works better with my DN recorder.

The goal is to return your XH-A1 to you as if nothing fiewire ever happened. When using a head cleaner tape put it in, press play, and run it for no more than 10 seconds.

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This didn’t seem to do much except force me to change the date on the camera which I did. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Brooklyn, New York, United States. Adorama New York, NY.

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There are typically many variables that come into play like how much water got into it, was it submerged, and how long has the liquid been in the camera for.


The first thing to do is make sure you are using new fresh tapes. These circuits send many different and specific voltages to various parts of the camcorder. Hi Mike, Sorry to hear about your firewire board. Over 5-Star Online Reviews. Thanks Roger, everyone is quoting the cleaning too that ive checked so maybe I’ll just need to bite the bullet here and get it done.

Even if you do use the A1 to xfer your programs, you’ll eventually upgrade your A1 long before you get anywhere near to wearing out its heads. I’ve also tried every combination of camera off, firewire unplugged, then plugged in, etc. Canon does not sell any of the components individually that make up this circuit and that is why the main board would need to be replaced.

Capturing Problem from Canon XH-A1 into MC5 Reply Contact Larry, my experiences on the Pal side, in Windows 7 when nothing else helps, is to manually switch deck profile to Generic Basic when still in capture mode and usually the unit shows up and asks for the name of the tape.

So they go by the book in case the customer complains, maybe after changing tape brands. DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood. I’ve always used firewire to and this is a brand new macbook pro has no issues connecting to firewire external hard drives or firewire external hard drives.


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Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Back to home page. Watch list is full. Originally Posted by maranfilms. I noticed that the firewire is connected while MC is running. Sun, Sep 4 7: Unfortunately, the warranty ended in May and I live in Minnesota which doesn’t exactly make for a quick trip cirewire any of Canon’s service centers. A very common issue that we see with the Canon XHA1 is the front on board microphone is very loose or has been broken off of the handle part of the camcorder.

All times are GMT Why are both my Canon cameras not able to connect to my Macbook Pro Late using a firewire 4-pin to firewire 9-pin ? The service was very professional and timely. Although we do replace video heads for this problem it is much more common that something much less severe is firwwire the issue like cleaning issues, alignment problems, or other parts in the mechanism that are worn and need to be replaced.

You may also want to check the import setting on your computer as well.