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Sony hi 8 tape stuck

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I have a tape stuck in my Sony hi 8 camcorder. It displayed a code on my tv upon rewinding the tape and now the door won't open.

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  • researchRN1 Oct 16, 2008

    thanks, I did try that already. I did take it into a repair shop and for $44.00 they fixed it. Wonder what they did?

    I appreciate your help.

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Take out the battery and put it back in. It should openthen.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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