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Wont recognize any tapes inserted

Here's what happened...I bought the camcorder at a yard worked ...till I got it home...then the battery went dead. I went to eject the tape...only , the tape wont come out...(at the time I did not realize that the thing wont open without the battery)..So, Like an idiot I stuck a screwdriver into the tape locking mechanism...I got the tape out..but wont recognize when a tape is in.

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Re: Wont recognize any tapes inserted

Sounds like you broke the sensor. Not exactly a DIY fix... It'll probably run around $50-80 to repair it.

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