Question about Sony Handycam DCR-PC101E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Sony PC101 will not eccept a tape

Hi I have a Sony PC101, while there is no tape it will open and close as it should, but when i try to put a tape in i can close the drop down draw but it will then not accept the tape and retract. I have used the reset but i fell this is only for software Can any one help. Many Thankx

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 36 Answers

It might be the dew sensor, try blowing it shortly with hot air using hair dryer, if still the same, entire mechadeck should be replaced. thanks

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Cassette Door open and close but tape won't go down into deck


The loader motor turns a belt to draw the tape out of the cassette. Probably needs replacing.

Jan 13, 2015 | Sony HDR-FX1000 Mini DV Camcorder

1 Answer

MY SONY HIFI 8 CAMCORDER THE DEVICE THAT HOLDS THE TAPE WILL NOT GO DOWN SO THE CAMERA WILL CLOSE


Oky can u switch on off the unit.Do not put the tape when u r doing on and off. open the cassette compartment cover,see is there amny movement of Arms or TG

May 13, 2014 | Sony DCRHC26 MiniDV Digital Handycam...

1 Answer

When I put my tape in the camcorder and close the metal door, the tape does not go down. but when empty, the tape holder do go down.


Hi, My Sony DCR-HC32 handycam's tape mechanism is giving me some problem. It ejects and the tape deck opens up properly but after putting a tape and closing it, the tape deck does not go in. I tried with or without tape but it doesn't go in. It is still open.
Can you please suggest how it could be fixed?
Thanks,
Pramod

Nov 26, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

I have a Sony Video8 Handycam CCD-FX340 NTSC. It will not accept a tape. I can hit the eject button and the tape mechanism will come up and pop open. If I close it without a tape, it will go back down....


This problem can be caused by condensation. Leave camera and tapes in a warm dry place for a day and try again. If that doesn't help, there may be a tape threading fault. This can be something as simple as a broken drive belt, but still will require professional attention.

Oct 28, 2010 | Sony Video Cameras

1 Answer

Sony video8 won't accept tape (door won't finish closing)


Sony DCR HC 42
I have the same problem as gskillman
Sony says it qualifies for a fla rate repair -- $201 plus taxes!!! Say what? This camera is only a couople of years old and has hardly ever been used.

Jan 11, 2009 | Video Cameras

1 Answer

Sony Handycam DCR-PC1E


Yeah ! Your problem is very simple. u can solve it on your own.
If you dont put the tape the comparment closes well and as soon as you pot the tape the compartment does not close , Right ?
The solution is there within ur hands itself.
If you want the compartment to be closed, then simply dont put the tape inside. let it be outside itself. U see, its so easy !

Aug 08, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC90 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Dcr-hc40 dropped and tape door won't close


try and take the door off and straighten the cassette holder assy

Sep 14, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Handycam DCR-PC101E Mini DV Digital Camcorder Logo

Related Topics:

128 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

287 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1689 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...