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Camcorder ejecting tape on its own

Hi, I am having trouble with my camcorder ejecting. Even if there is no tape in the camcorder, it will open on its own as if it is ejecting the tape. Can you help me with this please? I need to get some videos from my tapes to my computer, but I need to get this think working first. Thank you so much for your help. mctld

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SOURCE: loading tapes

Hello, exact same problem here, closes fine when no tape inserted, but with a tape, the camera won't close, just keeps ejecting the tape.
Another problem that I encountered is that the camera will not take pictures anymore.
When I press the button, it beeps, but there appears a green dot on the screen,
My handbook tells me, when this dot appears on the screen, this means he camera will not take a picture, it however doesn't tell me how to solve the problem.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Recording from camera to VCR

1st setup ur VCD with TV and playback it to view on TV. If picture is coming, thats OK.
2nd plug ur camcorder in VCR input and select VCR input according to plug in and monitor the camcorder picture on TV through VCR. If its ok, now u r ready to record the picture from camcorder to VCR.

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

SOURCE: sony hi 8 tape stuck

Take out the battery and put it back in. It should openthen.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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You need your CAM into Sony or service center Sony to repair it the error code is indicated the LS chassis assembly faulty or loading motor faulty it require a lot of work mechanis and electronics it may not worth to repair it. It would cost between $150 to $250 in AUS

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Sony DCR-TRV250 Digital Handycam

I got the tape to eject by removing the battery from the camcorder, putting it back on so that the tape would go back inside the camera. Then I had the tape eject again. Several times the tape would not be ejected but I repeated my steps until the camera released the tape.

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Sony Video camcorder CCD-TR350E Blue tape ejection button

Same has happened to me... did you solve your problem? JT

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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