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Stuck tape Tape stuck in machine with message "lock" displayed. Cannot turn power on, either. Can't find my manual to do troubleshooting on my own. Appreciate any help.

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  • fccucc Oct 20, 2008

    Thank you for the advice. I ended up taking the machine to a repairman and it turns out that there was a defective gear. It has been replaced, and now, $60. later, it's working fine.

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If I remember correctly, press and hold the power button for ten seconds or a little more. If its not the power button try any button but I am pretty sure you will not be discouraged.

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