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Eject a tape from my Sharp View Cam

How to I eject a tape that won't eject. I left it in for awhile and when I turn on the camera it says eject tape. When I push the button it won't eject. Is there another way to trigger the eject mechanism so I can remove the tape? i have an old sharp viewcam VL-E31 and the tape just wont eject. also, how can i put the tapes onto videos or dvds??

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SOURCE: Eject a tape from my Sharp View Cam

Try removing the battery and reinstall it if you haven't all ready tried this

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Sharp Viewcam VL-AH151U keeps saying "eject cassette"

Assuming the record tab is in the correct position, download the manual for the VL-AH150U, very close to the 151U.
Page 10 of the manual shows the normal reasons for the "eject cassette" message. If not, I would call Sharp support at
1-800-BE-SHARP (237-4277) for referral to a local repair center.
Let me know if this helps.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: the tape on my Sharp Viewcam VL-AH50U keeps

i think it could be the latching system im not sure if its electronic latch or spring start by looking there if its electronic latch take it in to a shop if its spring latcg maybe the end of the spring just needs putting back on

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Sharp Viewcam

The chances are that a switchcontact or motor is not engaging, and the unit will have to be opened up to be fixed.
Oftentimes, with these older units, switch or relay contacts become oxidized over time, and fail. It sounds crazy, but one fix (without having to open the camcorder) is to give it a bump with the palm of a hand. I used to do withis with my old Olympus, and that's the only way I could get it to work, without spending a few hours taking it apart.
You can always go by a tv or camera repair shop and see what they think. Get an estimate before having it repaired, since it might be better just to upgrade.
You can contact Sharp for support here:
http://www.sharpusa.com/CustomerSupport.aspx
Good luck, and hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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If any of your electronics system not using for long period, remember this things( detach the battery or power source , take out cassette or memory card, if the unit use in built chargeable battery, charge it occasionally.
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