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Disc Eject won't work after improperly inserting disc and since removing it.

I inserted a DVD-R disc improperly and it got stuck. The disc eject button worked for a bit but would not eject the stuck disc. I played around with it, tried to pry it open carefully and it finally ejected the stuck disc. I took out this disc and now the disc eject button will not work at all. I re-set the settings to default along with taking the battery off. I don't know what else to do. Can you help?

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Re: Disc Eject won't work after improperly inserting disc...

I have an DZ-MV780 with the same problem. I found that the cover plate around the flash hot shoe only has a single screw. If you remove it and pull up the cover you gain access to the gear and lock mechanism. Hit eject and if necessary press on the white gears you see in front of the zoom switch. It should then cause the door mechanism to unlock and open.

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