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A pinging sound whenever i try to record something or rewind the cassette

Whenever i turn on my handycam to record anything or to rewind the cassette to see what is previously recorded, the handycam starts making a consistent pinging sound and shows a blinking eject icon. Neither can i record anything, nor can i see what i want to. I have tried replacing the cassette but even that was futile. Please suggest me a solution

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It sounds like there's a problem with the tape loading mechanism. The first thing you should try is seeing if the camcorder will allow you to run a head cleaner through it (probably not the problem, but something everyone should do regularly, but most people don't). If that's not the issue, then it's probably something that you can't fix yourself. You should have information in the box that tells you where to send it to for repair. Good Luck.

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