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Tape stuck in Digital 8 (Moisture Condensation?)

I own a Sony Digital 8 Handycam.My tape is stuck and won't release. I also found out that it has a problem with moisture condensation, at least according to the error code and warning beeps. I will leave the door open and wait a few hours to see if that helps. What are your suggestions? Thanks you, sincerely visualtea.

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I had same prob with my digital high 8 sony also.
dont panick!!,just get it warm so it gets dry!!
(i only had the prob once in 10 years!)

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