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It keeps telling me to eject the tape

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  • Lil Red Sep 17, 2007

    Okay, I bent the little thingy (looks like a pin bearing) that helps guide the tape. Now it is keeping the tape in, but I can't look at the images on previously recorded tapes (how I was testing it). I appriciate your time and effort - any more ideas?
    Alha, Lil Red

  • tortilla Nov 16, 2007

    alright I have the same problem...I turn the camera on, and it works for a little bit, but then it starts beeping and says (32:21) and it tells me to eject the tape. So I ejected the tape and now the tape is stuck and wont go back in


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The take up reels on these are weak. I take them apart and stretch the spring. the left side of the cassette housing can become bent down fairly easy. you should be able to gently bent it back up. the reel table is on the right side looking down into the mechanism, may also need cleaning.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

  • Larry Stiles
    Larry Stiles Sep 17, 2007

    part I was asking you to straighten is part of the cassette holder. It does not look like a pin bearing. can you give me a better description. it's not a good idea to bend anything that is in the tape path, like guides.

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