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Tape jammed?? i recently had a very important weekend in cornwall working with a band and i needed to record the entire time for my you tube and my space site so i bought a pack of mini dvm60 tdk tapes and an etire saturdays worth of interviews were recorded.when i tried to watch the tape back to check it my camera said PLEASE EJECT TAPE and i couldnt get it to rewind or play,it seemed to have jammed. as you can imagine i was gutted,it was a once in a lifetime experience and it seems i have nothing to show for it. i am SO disapointed with tdk as i have always been a big fan of their products and insisted on using their tapes so that i could have top quality recordings. seems i was very wrong. what should i do??

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Re: tape jammed??

Maybe your blaming the wrong people? Maybe your camcorder has a problem? with the power off, try pushing the eject button and the power button down together for a few seconds, but push down the eject button before the power. If that does not work, you will need to have the camcorder service and ask the servicer to please be kind to the tape as it is important. Good Luck

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