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Code:31:40 manual says tape is full ,tried new tapes ,same thing please help!

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Re: code:31:40

The cylinder drum of your camera is not running that why c31:40 is appearing...a poor connection of the drum to the main board connection..clean a adjust the contact of the socket...don't do this if you are not a technician ok...

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u need to rate me for that ..ok dude....

actually this error is related to s reel i.e, the supply reel of the camcorder and some time when we insert a new tape in camcorder it start giving the error because the amount of tension is more in new tapes as compared to the old ones (used one) . . try to use the old tape u would nt have any problem .

but with new tape u will have these kinds of problem some times , to solve this problem for new tape u need to take the camcorder to near by service center of sony .nd they will align the tape path of your camcorder .

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