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Canon zr25 wrinkles tapes

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Try opening the camera and removing the tape.

Are the reel motor tops OK? Does it look like they seat inside the cassette properly or are the tops at a silly angle or missing?

Look at the mech in particular at the tape path. Is there a buildup of muck on any of the posts, head, pinch roller etc?

Clean this off with IPA alcohol on a cotton bud and leave to dry 1st before trying another tape

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