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Canon uc900 will not eject tape

I have a canon uc 900 which I have not used for a couple of years ,when turned on everything works except it will not eject the tape ie the door will not open help please

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SOURCE: ZR25MC, DV tape can't be ejected.

The best way to get it out is take it to a camera shop of Best Buy. They didn't put a manual eject on the player. If you take it into a shop they should know what to do.

Once it's out clean the heads with a DV tape cleaner.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon zr300 ejects tapes

The solution for this required sending it to Canon factory service. I was very reluctant to do this because I've heard horror stories about Canon service, but I was actually pleasantly surprised. The total cost was only about $65 and the shipping and service turn around time was amazingly fast. I was expecting weeks to go by. If memory serves me right I shipped it and received it back in less than 2 weeks.

This is a known problem with Canon and would be covered under warranty if your time hasn't run out.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: canon es900 8mm camcorder won't allow tape insertion

Canon ES series camcorder was designed with 1000 hour capacitors on the processor boards. When the time comes these capaictors loose value and create problems for the main computer to communicate with other mechanical system in the camcorder. We were able to service well 7 years ago but the life of these component has aged too much to make it good anymore. I wish I have a better news for you but the success repair on 'ES model is very slim and if repaired, the labor charge may run many times over of the value of this camcorder. You can probably obtain a newer used camcorder at decent price and get all you tapes into DVD quick. Good luck -James

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: canon es55 video camera.

Everytime I put a tape in, it ejects it. If I take the tape out, and close the door,it will will automatically close and stay closed

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon Elura 100 tape will not eject. Pops out but

stockk up inside..

bring it to repair shop!!

Posted on Apr 07, 2010

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