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Camcorder keeps spitting the tape out when I put one in

Everytime I put a tape in the camera spits it out. it does not matter if it is a new tape or an old one.

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Re: Camcorder keeps spitting the tape out when I put one...

I have one doing the same thing. I called Cannon and the told me I would have to send it in for service. Now after reading that about 10 other folks having the same issue, I think Cannon has some issue with the ZR100. Of course mine is out of warranty. Everyone should call Cannon and complain.

Posted on Jun 30, 2007

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Usually when a device (or any device for that matter) spits a tape out, it usually means the tape isn't sitting properly inside. There could by some obstruction preventing the tape from going in properly. Check to see the tape is in it's regular hasn't changed shape dramatically. Make sure no foreign objects (sticker...lint) are on the surface of the tape (on all sides) and inside the camcorder. Maybe the tape isn't being inserted properly (try inserting at proper angle) and do it gently. If it still doesn't work, it could be that the tape has malfunctioned or in the worst case scenerio, the camcorder loading mechanism has malfunctioned (meaning it needs to be serviced).

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Sometimes the tape is stuck on the head . Open the door and try to pry off the tape from the head with a thin instrument . Power up the unit and usually it spits out the cass. This worked for me many times.

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I had the same problem with my SC-D363. My screen would flash "D" and tell me to eject the tape.

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1) Very Gently unscrew (4 screws)and remove the front casing portion of the camcorder, be sure not to strip the screws.
2) Directly underneath the lens there is crosslike metal support that extends from the tape
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underneath it, as it was when it was assembled.
And Voila! Camera works like when it first came out of the box.

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My tapes keep getting rejected

it could be a tight tape witch case it will just spit it back at you
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need to go to an AUTHORIZED SONY REPAIR SHOP to get it fix , these camcorders are very delicate and needs to be tune and realign by a SONY EXPERT TECHNICIAN , thanks AJ

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