Question about Panasonic NV-DA1 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
My Panasonic NV-DA1 has been working flawlessless for ages..That is until today. I just finished downloading some footage and tried to eject the tape and the door will not open. The RED camera button flashes and the screen shows F01 and you cannot switch to VCR mode or use the machine at all. However it still Zooms and focuses OK.
I cannot find the user's manual.
Please help if you can
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Defective mechanism, a stucked mechanism is present. camcorder are smart it can detects error and shuts down itself for safety. earlier models dominoes the defect if the user is not quick enough to react when something goes wrong with the camera. You need professional service to fix it.
Posted on Sep 18, 2007
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I also have the same problem and after almost buying a replacement I thought I would try one time to get it to go.
What I did was start the cam without a tape in it, let it bring up the little red icon indicating no tape inserted, (it hadn't started flashing "PLEASE RE-OPERATE AFTER PUSHING RESET BUTTON" at this stage) then I inserted my tape. Hey presto, it works although for how long I don't know. I'll immediately start burn my tapes to disc while the going is good.
Hope this helps someone
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
Sometimes a gentle slap with the palm of your hand with the door facing towards the ground does the trick, make sure you power it off then on press eject while you gently slap it.
Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
Click Panasonic Support to download instruction manual copy of NV-DA1B camcorder.
if above link does not work, copy below link in browser and type mode number for same manual copy.
Posted on Jun 15, 2009
Panasonic JVC Description
F01 No Take-up reel rotation
F02 E03 No Supply reel rotation
F03 E02 Mechanism has not unloaded to the eject position
F04 E01 Mechanism has not fully loaded to the stop position
F05 E04 Rotation of video head has stalled or to fast
E06 Tape drive motor is not rotating or stalled
F31 Data transmission error
F51 Focus motor is not functioning, No focus
F52 Zoom motor is not functioning, No Zoom
U10 Dew sensor has detected condensation or failed
U11 Video heads have been detected as dirty or failed
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Posted on Sep 11, 2009
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