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The lens of the viewfinder Canon HG10 was pushed inside. I removed the small outer lens through the opening. How can I open the viewfinder tube in order to push the lens back in place?

I removed the screw on the bottom of the tube, but it still won't come off. I can not see other screws that can be removed. After removal of the screw I tried to remove the plastic part, but that does not seem possible.

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i am not a user of this cam, but generally you have to open the camera shield to be able to separate the two parts of view finder, because or there are also screws in the inside of the hinge (pivot point) or the hinge itself does maintain the two parts...

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ok so my tape inside broke and i spent some time tinkering around with it.

step 1: take the extremely small screw out from the top. VERY SMAL!!! hehe

step 2: with some strength behind it, try to slide the cover that the screw held on off the top and thatlets the cassette tray come out...

now when i put a new cassette in, it will close, but will eject it after it thinks if it will accept the tape or not... i think its just being retarded... tried the tapping thing - didnt work... im thinking of dropping it out the second floor and trying afterwards...

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Canon XL series will indicate "remove tape" sign when the head does not read the data when inserted. You probably have clogged head and probably needs cleaning. Depending on the condition of the clogged head, you can try by running head cleaning tape for about 10 sec. If that does not resolve, it shoud be cleaned and adjusted by trained technicians. Good Luck. If need a professional help, go to

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SOURCE: my canon camcorder drive for tapes rejects tapes

I had the same problem. Checked the site and found a solution of dropping the camera onto a carpeted floor from about 1/2m to 1m. Thought that it was bullsh1t but was desperate and so tried it. worked a treat!!!

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SOURCE: Put tape in cassette compartment push it closed -

I am having this same problem and I did a test. There appears to be some type of light sensor that fits in the tape when you try to close it. When there is no tape the loading mechanisim will work. If you put in a tape it covers the sensor and will reject the tape. I used a clear straw and covered the sensor and it closed. I then blocked the ligh from coming in the straw and covered the sensor and it ejected the same as having the tape in. Does anyone know where I get get this part?

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