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I have been using my camcorder ELURA 100 for years. Now the cassette refuses to eject. The screen keeps asking to "remove the cassette". Please help !!!!!! Thanks. T.S.Wu My phone - 650-967-8870 E-mail - wut@juno.com

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If you can get the tape out of there, you should run a tape cleaner in the unit. If you can't remove the tape, you should take it to a camera store or Best Buy to get it removed professionally then clean the tape heads.

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I have a Cannon Elra 100 Camcorder. It is fully charged, when I put a tape into it, the cassette spins and then pops out with the mesage "remove the cassette " the error occurs when I insert the...


This can be caused by several problems including the transmission gear in the tape mechanism not engaging properly, a dislodged pinch roller, a faulty rotary mode switch or a defective clutch in the take-up spool and will require disassembling the camera to repair. This can usually be done fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a really user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.


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My Canon Elura 80, digital camcorder, has been acting up for the past year. First, it went through a period where it refused to eject the tape. In this, I mean I could open the side panel, but it would...


Tape mechanism problems are quite complicated but they can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be diagnosed by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.


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Oct 06, 2010 | Canon Elura 80 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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I have an Elura 90. The cassette door opens but


When ejecting the tape you must hold the eject switch down for a full second. There are two stages to the eject process just as there are with the insertion of a videocassette. Hold the button in position long enough to hear the motor mechanism start.

Oct 30, 2009 | Canon Elura 90 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Eject Cassette Problem


Hi,

I am sorry to hear regarding this problem. This is actually due to Camera's faulty mechanism and would require replacement as well. I am not discouraging you, But its a big no to DIY job.

Now,

This is a major problem on most of the Canon's camcorder might be due to faulty arrangement of tools in it. Usually, they charged around $75 ( Including VAT ) and offers 6 months warranty. I am still not sure why they quoted even more than double.

Secondly, If you would be lucky enough, you can go for Drop Carpet Method. I have no answer why it works but might be Camcorder needs a shock :(

Note - This is risky as well. You might lose the screen. Do it Yourself on your risk.We would not be responsible for Damage in any how.

Some people even used a Shoe Box and it worked. ( I am still prefer you to use carpet ).

Drop the camcorder 3 times and that's it. It worked like charm for many people ( Still no answer, Not one or two - Thousands of people got the same result ).

If you are lucky enough, you would get it fixed unless get a better quote from Canon.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Sep 01, 2009 | Canon Elura 70 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Canon Elura 100 won't eject tape


I have been having the similar problem. Try switching the power to off and then eject the tape in the off position. My finally ejected.

Apr 04, 2008 | Canon Elura 100 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Canona Elura 60 problem...


What a hunk of junk. Not a month after the warranty period expired, my Elura 60 would zoom out without warning and refused to stay zoomed in. I paid Canon to fix that problem.

Now, I'm on vacation (in the Carribean for more than 24 hours) and the unit wouldn't accept a tape. Every time I tried to load a tape, it would beep five times and then kick the tape out. So I tried taking all of the batteries and media out. That didn't work.

Next, I tried the drop method. I figured the unit is broken and I'm not going to pay again to get it fixed, so dropping it couldn't break it anymore than it already is. I let the unit fall onto the throw rug in the bathroom. In then tried to install a tape. Waddyaknow! It worked.

I can only reiterate again two things: dropping the camera from about 6" onto a carpeted surface over a tile floor seemed to clear up my "remove the cassette" problem, and the Elura 60 is a temperamental hunk of junk (although the recordings and playback are pretty good, when you can actually get a tape into the unit).

Nov 12, 2007 | Canon Elura 60 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Canon Elura 100 Power Dead


Just an update.
I sent it back to the factory - and they fixed the power unit.
However, they told me that now my Memory card and memory card operations will not work.
They did not charge me for it - they took it under warranty.
Everything else seems to be working.

Oct 23, 2007 | Canon Elura 100 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Remove The Casette Message


THESE CAMERAS ARE PEICES OF ****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I suggest that no body buys from cannon again!!
I am suppose to record my sister-in laws wedding and BOTH of my ELURA 100's are displaying the EJACT TAPE message!

"TEMP. FIX"
This takes pateince however for me it works....When you get the EJECT TAPE mesage....eject the battery with the power on (thus the power will go off by means of the battery not being in camera) then slap the battery back in....and KEEP doing this untill eventually the camera will NOT DISPLAY the message and actual work.

It may take up to 20 trys ....slap it in..slap it out...slap it in slap it out...BUt for me it works.

If it appears to work but as you hit the RECORD button it beeps and displays the EJECT tape message again...Go back and eject the battery again and repeat the STEPS...but dont worry , that means your getting closer to it working.. LOL

P.s- I hate CANON

Sep 23, 2007 | Canon Elura 100 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Tape problem, Elura 100


I called the factory and they said to send it in for evaluation.  While packing it up, I dropped it and lo and behold it started working.   Even though it started working, I decided to send it in to the factory and they found something "loose" inside and repaired it at no charge.

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