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Tape will not play or record - flashing eject icon and beeping

I just took my camcorder out of the closet after being in there for several months, and now I am not able to play the tape or record, rewind, etc. I have read the manual and searched on here for solutions. Tried drying it out in case of a moisture problem, tried cleaning it, but not very well, I could not figure out how to take the compartment off to get in close. Im desperately hoping that I dont have to buy a new camcorder or pay to fix it. Help please!

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  • wtalma Jul 23, 2008

    I am not able to play the tape or record, rewind, etc. The screen also gives me a code c:31:22. I do not know what that means

  • John addo Aug 09, 2008

    I took my camcorder to the beach and when I returned I am not able to play the tape or record, rewind, etc. In addition the there is a constant flashing of the eject icon with a beeping sound and a falshing C-31:23 code. I have tried drying it in the sun just to rule out the effect of sea spray but to no avail. Help please

  • ronnie2261 Jan 05, 2009

    I too have the infamous C:31:22 flashing problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    tape will not eject, play or record - flashing eject icon and beeping problem,

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Moisture condensation has occured. Remove the tape for at least one hour

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We are having the same problem and are looking for a way to fix the issue.

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  • matt wood Dec 29, 2006

    We are having the same problem. It went away briefly after leaving the cassette loader open for a couple hours, but not it always go to the blue screen and the eject button flashes. Help!

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