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Casette insertion device will not close or open

I too have experienced the "reinsert cassette" problem - but now the whole mechanism is stuck - help!

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  • laheikki Jan 21, 2009

    It wont take tape inside. Or it does take take inside of this medal box but the box wont clyde inside to camera. I need help!!

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    I can't get my mini DV tape to load all the way.

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Hi guys,
Just try removing or adjusting Handycam's battery. It should work.
It worked for me.



Dhiraj

Posted on May 30, 2009

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