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Sony DCR TRV38

My TRV38 camcorder died and does not power up. Any suggestions on how to remove the Mini-DV cassette from the tape transport?

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Good Day, you need to supply 4.5V DC regulated to the loading motor, however you should disconnect the connector from main board to loading motor, in order not to damage the driver IC. If your technically inclined, and you have the equipment, do it, if your not sure, just refer it to the nearest svc ctr. thanks

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