Originally Posted by flyingfocus
If you found out how to fix this, please let us know!
We suddenly had the same problem starting a little while ago after nearly 8 years of great use of the DMR-E85h
I, too would like to know if mickinct had any thoughts on this or was able to resolve the problem(s). None of my many Panasonics go back to the 2004 model year (like the DMR-E85H) but one or two more recent models have had the same problem. After considering all the possibilities I deemed that there was a problem with the Digital PCB.
For the affected models I didn't have any known good COMPATIBLE Digital PCBs to swap into the machines. Where I did have a close known good Digital PCB replacement on hand I swapped in that Digital PCB with somewhat better, but still unsatisfactory results.
I reported this experimentation over several posts, beginning here: