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Will not accept any tape

When ever i open the load area, the camera makes two beep sounds, but it does open, when i load a tape in and compress the tape down, not closing the handle part, but the tape bay it self, it will open back up and make the same two beep sounds, also when i have the display open and the camera on, it says remove the cassette. i cant figure out what it could be, iv tried a whole pack of tapes, and i only use one brand of tape.. im very confused, do i have to have a memory battery in, because i do not have one right now.. thanks

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Re: will not accept any tape

I bought this camara from someone with the same problem for 5 bucks at a yard sale. an easy fix. 1. blow the dust out 2. charge the battery. 3. put the tape in and when it gos down into the case close the door and turn it on, run tape on ff then rr then turn camara to record. if it says to eject tape at any time, eject it and do it again. it worked for me.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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