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Tape holder of camcorder isnt closing

I am having some problems with my Sony MiniDV HC32 camcorder. The cassette/tape holder of my camcorder isnt closing. I mean not getting in the place when I load the tape. It doesnt get inside the handy cam as it used to be. The camcorder just keeps on flashing-''re-attach the power source''.Please help me at at your earliest convenience.

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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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