Sony Time Lapse Recorder’s Error Code Table

Sony Time Lapse Recorder’s Error Code Table

We have been getting quite a few calls lately, inquiring about Sony Recorder Error Codes. It seems that the codes were never printed in the operation manuals. So here they are…

Sony Error Codes for Models SVT-150, SVT-L200, SVT-L400, SVT-3050, SVT-S3100 and SVT-5050.

Sample Indicator display
If tape movement stops because of some problem,
the following number will appear on the display.

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Self-Diagnosis Contents

No. Problem
01 The drum motor does not rotate.
02 The take-up reel does not operate.
03 The capstan motor does not operate.
04 The tape cannot be loaded with the cassette inserted.
(But unloading can be performed.)
05 The loading and unloading cannot be performed with the cassette inserted.
(The tape guide is caught.)
06 Front loading cannot be performed when ejecting the cassette.
(Front loading can be performed.)
07 Front loading and front unloading cannot be performed when ejecting the cassette.
08 The mechanism becomes 1 (BRAKE) while moving from 2(STOP), 3(PLAY), 4(STILL/SLOW), and to 5(REVERSE FRAME ADVANCE)
(The mechanism mode switch contact is faulty.)
09 The mechanism becomes 7(INITIAL) while moving from 1(BRAKE), 2(STOP), 3(PLAY), 4(STILL/SLOW), and to 5(REVERSE FRAME ADVANCE).
(The mechanism mode switch contact is faulty.)
10 The drum motor does not rotate.
11 The capstan motor does not operate.

Mechanism Mode Display Contents 

Mode No. Mechanism Mode Mode No. Mechanism Mode
00 CASSETTE OUT 12 CUE
01 STANDBY 13 REVIEW
02 STOP 14 FAST FORWARD
03 STILL 15 REWIND
04 REC-PAUSE 30 REVERSE PLAY
06 FRAME ADVANCE 31 REVERSE FRAME ADVANCE
08 PLAY 32 INTERMITTENT REC
09 REC 33 REVERSE STILL

 

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