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Cann't eject cassette from Canon ZR60

Hadn't used camera for some time. I charged battery, opened cassette door and the camera started ejecting cassette about 1/4 inch and stopped. I closed door until it touched the cassette (not nearly closed) and opened it again which didn't help.

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I had a similar problem last few days with my ZR60.
The problem I had was that the tape won't eject and on repeated attempts to eject it would eject as if it had a mind of its own.
I was messing with it a little bit and realized that the door was not opening fully. Being a delicate item I didn't realize that I was not fully opening the door may be because there was a little friction in the pivot pins or what ever.
Try to gently swing the door open fully and see if it helps.
Since I discovered this problem I tried 10-12 times, and every time it would eject the tape and load it.
I was almost going to give up this camcorder last night thank GOD, I am able to use it.
Good Luck to you.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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