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Canon zr300 ejects tapes

My canon zr300 mini dv camcorder keeps ejecting tapes, can't get a tape in to record or anything I have a Canon ZR80 that has been working fine. All the sudden, I went to pun in anew tape and it made a noise like it was trying to close but moments later it beeped a few times and would not load- says to remove tape. I remove tape and close it and it closes without any problem. I am so frustrated because I am missing so many special kid moments. I wish I could figure the problem out and fix it myself if possible. I don't want to have to ship it off for repair (expensive I'm sure and I will be without it for a long time I fear). Any suggeestions for things I can try myself???

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    my canon zr80 mini dv camcorder keeps ejecting tapes, can't get a tape in to record or anything I have a Canon ZR80 that has been working fine. All the sudden, I went to pun in a new tape and it made a noise like it was trying to close but moments later it beeped a few times and would not load- says to remove tape. I remove tape and close it and it closes without any problem.

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Http://www.fixya.com/support/t985270-cassette_loading_problem_in_canon_zr200

I "smacked" my ZR300 as instructed on this site and it worked. Good luck!

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