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Cassette holder wont close

My cassette holder will only close if the tape is not in it.

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SOURCE: the cassette holder isn't closing......and the tape is not loading

not geting in holder tht mean u must open ur casset holder and put in polethin bag for a hour and it will accept tape

Posted on Oct 01, 2007

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My camera won't play back.  Occasionally, if I ffwd it will show the picture otherwise its a blank screen.  Any ideas?  I've tried cleaning the heads a few times now

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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SOURCE: reinsert cassette

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Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Can not load any cassette even empty cassette holder can not be closed.

I had the same problem and solved it by removing the battery to allow the camera to reset. Worked fine after that.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Wont load tape

HI, this is a mechanism fault beep you are hearing. the mechanism and load motor is damaged. you will need to send this unit to the Handy cam repair depot for this repair. you will need a new load motor and loading dock mechanism as well.

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SOURCE: loading tapes

Sony HDR models that the carriage won't close is caused by the mode switch on the chassis. The mode switch controls the cameras function for loading and loading of the cassette. Basically tells the electronics what is happening. This becomes dirty and causes the chassis not to complete it's cycle on eject. Thus staying open. It has no idea where the mechanism is at this time. It can be cleaned and realigned but the chassis needs to be removed to get at it. Definitely a service depot repair. Sorry!

Posted on May 02, 2011

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