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How do I get my cassette tape out Sharp Viewcam. When I open, it slides up but can't get it to release tape h

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I let it sit overnight and when I opened the door I nudged the part that holds the tape up. I got the tape out but I think it is still frozen. I will try a different tape and hope it still works. I'll post results.
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Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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Make sure the little red tab on top of the tape is set to record and not save. The camcorder will not let you record it its set to save

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Cassate tape will not eject from my Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

I found a temporary solution for this problem. When the tray with the cassette tape comes out remove the battery so that the tray will not go inside again. Now on top of the tray it will be written as "PRESS" just adjucent to it you can see a spring connected to the tray just press the string down wards and the tray opens and you can replace the battery. Hope this can help.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: SHARP Viewcam z vl-Z500H-S Camcorder

To transfer video you need to use firewire, not usb. If you use firewire to connect, set the camera to the 'play' icon and then open up a capture program (ie, movie maker) you should be able to just record/capture from there. Good luck!

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: when opening camera to insert tape,tape tray slides out,does not

This is new for a sony camcorder technician. Here is what you should do. There may be a sticky substance holding the side tape door to open then the whole tray will go back down. Using battery, press the eject button when the tray is all the way up, disengage the battery to turn the power off. This way you will have the tape tray at posititon just before the opening of side door. With you finger nudge the door outward to see if it is just got stuck by substance. Using Q-Tip with some "windex" go around the edges of the tray. You can also take the door off by removing two screws. -James. For additional assistance by email, go to www.camerarepairjapan.com

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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What type of cassette do i need for a sharp VL-A10 viewcam 8


You need to use a tape that says 8mm or Video8 only. I have provided a link to the type of tape that we would use.

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MP-Video8-tape-120min/dp/B0009WUCG6/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1284056100&sr=1-7

There are tapes that say Hi8 and Dig8 on them. These tapes will not work properly in your camcorder because they are the wrong format. Your camcorder would probably chew the tape at some point if you tried to use this kind.

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Did you try cleaning the tape head?

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Put a head cleaner tape in camera and run it for 20 seconds ever few months.

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if it says dew on the screen leave the cassete out and leave it open for a few hours

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Modification is available to fix this problem, contact sharp repair facility.

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moisture in the cassette holder. Take out the cassette, leave the holder door open for a couple of hours in a dry, warm location, and it should work again.

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Sharp Viewcam VL-AH151U keeps saying "eject cassette" why is that? How or where can i send this to get fixed?


Assuming the record tab is in the correct position, download the manual for the VL-AH150U, very close to the 151U.
Page 10 of the manual shows the normal reasons for the "eject cassette" message. If not, I would call Sharp support at
1-800-BE-SHARP (237-4277) for referral to a local repair center.
Let me know if this helps.

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you need a firewire cable to go from cam to computer or use a dvd recorder and put tv connections from cam to dvd recorder

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Make sure the little red tab on top of the tape is set to record and not save. The camcorder will not let you record it its set to save

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The "DEW" indicator is illuminated on my Viewcam, what do I do to turn it off?


This means there is moisture inside the Viewcam. Try taking the tape out, leaving the cassette compartment open for 2 hours to allow any condensation to evaporate. If the DEW indicator is still illuminated call a Sharp authorized servicer.

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