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Camcorder tape door opening

The tape keeps ejecting all by itself even while recording. It doesn't matter if the tape is new or if the battery is fully charged or not. Sometimes I go to get the camera out of the bag and the door has been open for so long the battery is completely dead! What the heck is wrong with this thing?

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  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    Where is the photo? I need to repair this exact same issue on same model comcorder.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    i have a cannon es50a when i put in a tape in it closes and i hear a ticking sound then it opens and ejects the tape.[dosen't matter if the tape is closed or open to record]. when no tape is in it, it stays closed. any ideas thanks paul[ps i even tried opening it up so i know the eject button isin't stuck but it still ejects the tape]

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I had a problem the same as yours and I found the problem on the ribbon wire connected to the board where all the control button is located ( stop, rew, play, fwd pause). The problem occur because everytime you eject the tape from the loading mechanism the ribbon wire also move like your cutting it into pieces. sorry for my english hope you get the idea.... wait for the photo and i'll show you what i mean.. hope this will give you the solution you need.

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