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Eating the tape

When I start to record or play back a little picture pop's up and it start's to eat the tape. I have never cleaned it would that help? I know when I play it back if it is fast forwarding or rewinding it wont do it.

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    tried to play back movies of the children and the tape drive started eating the tape, possibly destroyed two tapes.

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    my palmcorder eats a tape in vcr mode. the menu button never gives a solid red light, it's always blinking. I tried to put a cleaning tape in it and the camera ate that too..

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It sounds as if the takeup spool isn't doing it's job. It could be caused by a slipping belt or slipping clutch assembly. Unless you know your way around the unit (internally) I'd advise a repair shop have a look at it. BMW

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SOURCE: Will not playback tapes

a sony cleaning cassette may clear the gunk from your friend ' s possibly ? bad tapes ( do not rewind it - or the gunk will be redeposited ) ; if still no video , get an estimate to have your heads and guides cleaned . . . professionally ;

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SOURCE: Won`t Rewind

Do you still have the remote control? Try with the remote. If this works, the button of the camera is broken and have to be replace by a qualified technician. Good luck!

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SOURCE: Sony Handycam Dig 8 doesn't recognize tape when trying to record

If it has memory stick, Make sure your memory stick is in. Your memory stick is full. Delete the unwanted pictures from the memory stick or use a differnt biger memory stick.

I looked in the manual. It seems your camcorder does not have a slot for memory stick. But you may still save pictures on the tape. Here is the link to download the manual

http://www.docs.sony.com/release/DCRTRV140.pdf

Please read Page 40 "recording picture on the tape".

GOOD LUCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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