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Cassette holder does not close

Cassette holder does not want tpo close. Camcorder was working ok when suddenly it showed that I must eject tape. I did and then there was some loose tape, I fixed it, tried putting the tape back in again and that is when the problem occurred. I can not get to close the casette holder door. \Thanks kindly

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Re: Cassette holder does not close

Try inserting another tape first. If the trouble is still there,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 28, 2007

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