Question about Sony Bvw-75 Videocassette Recorder Manual Vol 1, 2nd Ed

Open Question

Ejecting an HDCAM tape stuck in the BVW75 deck

Hoping to use the 75 to rewind HDCAM tapes. Now it won't eject.

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: Ejection Door won't Close

I had the same problem with my 360X.
I took the camera apart and found two screws loose that hold the tape carrier to the rest of the chassis. The unfortunate thing is that I had to pretty much disassemble the entire camera to get to those two screws. It's working again. I'm assuming those two loose screws were the problem.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

SOURCE: Tape keeps ejecting itself

Wow it worked ! After a couple of good swats on the tape side of the unit it appears to be working great. Thanks for the advice.

Posted on May 16, 2008

welcomejee
  • 10594 Answers

SOURCE: Sony Handycam DCR-HC32 Not Working, Not Ejecting Tape, LCD Flicker

Hi,
DCR-HC32 need new tape mechanism as shown in below exploded view.
Its part number is as follows..

A-1082-424-A MD (Z210) SUB ASSY
fb3a82e.jpg

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: can not eject tape

I had same problem, while transferring media from TRV-16 to DVD, tape would not play, then would not eject. This after transferring several tapes to DVD. I tried several things over the last couple months that did not work before finally getting it open today. It did me no good to remove several of the outer panels that were each held by two "tiny" phillips head screws each. Went to the internet, found your post, also found a post that referred me back to SONY page which follows.......

Follow this procedure to troubleshoot if the cassette compartment will not open or the tape is stuck and will not eject.
IMPORTANT: If your camcorder model has a RESET button, first try pressing this button. If there is no RESET button, or pressing the button does not resolve the issue, continue with the troubleshooting steps below.

  1. Turn off the camcorder.
  2. Remove the battery from the camera.
  3. Remove the AC power supply from the camera.
  4. Slide the power switch on the camera to the VTR , VCR or CAMERA mode for 15 seconds.
  5. Slide the power switch back to the OFF position.
  6. Connect the AC power supply to the camera.
  7. Attempt to open the cassette compartment.
"NOTE: If the issue is still unresolved after completing all of the troubleshooting steps, service may be required."

After I did this, I could hear a whirring sound when I hit eject, although nothing came out. While the whirring was going on, I pulled up and out with constant pressure and the cassette holder opened. The tape had jammed apparently as the little protective plastic tape guard was jammed partially open when I pulled the cassette out. Good Luck and don't be afraid to put a little pressure on the door if you can hear the door trying to open.

Now I turn to recovering the tape, but having grown up with cassette decks, don't believe it will be a problem.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

dotball
  • 64 Answers

SOURCE: Sony Video 8 TRV30E Handycam keeps ejecting tapes

The real reason this is happening is the spinning heads can not equalise, either with a preset speed or match the speed of the recorded media and so it ejects the tape as being incompatible.
DO NOT SMACK IT.
As I have done this in frustration and to just get the camera working, the mechanism inside these Sony cameras is so delicate and on such a soft-metal base plate, that the plate bends and is likely to be the cause of the problem in the first place (a small knock in the bag etc - you know where it says on the tape cover to 'press here' and in the instructions it says "do not press elsewhere on the cover" thats why, it's delicate).
Before you damage that camera and loose the ability to adjust/correct the speed of the heads all together, I would strongly suggest you take it in for repairs to a very reputable technician.
NOTE:: If your speed is wrong now and it is fixed, all that you have taped on the wrong speed may not be playable when you get it back - backup/copy all your compact (8mm) tapes to your computer/DVD/VHS anything.
You rated one off-the-cuff response - I hope you find it good to rate mine and I'd really like to here how you went. Please post a comment here so we know you're good.

**.The best way to acknowledge contribution is to rate it's relevance.**

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

After the tape rewinds and then I push the eject button, the tape doesn't rewind back into the cassette before ejecting.


This should also be happening when you just eject the cassette without rewinding.
NOT KNOWING THE BRAND, MODEL, OR NUMBER WE CAN ONLY DO SO MUCH!!!!

Best guess is a belt needs to be replaced.

Sep 19, 2016 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

How can I fix my 2002 Honda Civic cassette player from ejecting cassettes. I tried a cassette deck cleaner and that gets ejected the same.


The auto-eject feature is normally triggered by the tape reaching its end. This causes the tape to tighten and then activates a trip lever that starts the eject cycle. Most auto tape decks that are not auto-reverse eventually have this problem. It is not usually the deck's fault, but it is with the tapes themselves. After many plays the tapes get wound too tight on the reels and drag, causing the auto-ejection. This is especially true with the thinner, larger tapes found in the C-90 and C-120 varieties. Try taking the tapes to a regular tape player and then fast-forward them from one end to the other and them a full rewind as well to loosen the tape on the spindles and re-distribute the tension. Hopefully this will work.

Sep 25, 2015 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

How to eject an HDCAM tape stuck in as BVW75 Beta deck.


I don't know what this error code means but I have managed to remove tapes which stuck in a VCR and cannot be ejected. Whether you do this is purely up to you, but it's usually possible to remove the casing (carefully!) so that you can get to the tape-handling section. Then it's a matter of gentle probing & trial and error to get the machine to release its hold on the tape. Look for a series of mechanically linked parts which are driven by motor but activated by a microswitch tripped by action of inserting the tape. Just don't strain the linkages and if you remove anything make a note of where it came from.

Apr 28, 2015 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

My VHS tape is stuck and won't eject or plsy


The transport mechanism ff/rewinds and drives the tape back into the cassette when eject is used.

Most likely a bad belt or the drive idler wheel (rubber or geared). Unit would have to be taken apart to "see" what is not happening.

Oct 22, 2012 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Cassette does not eject


Either the tape is jamed round sound head, or the door is stuck with somthing like a handle of the case on side of camera, but sounds like tape stuck, run film backward a little (not forward) as more tape will get stuck in forward motion.

May 24, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV280 Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Tape deck no longer plays large DVCpro tapes


the tape compartment elevator has switch senors that tell the machine what size tape is in..

does the tape load all the way.. you need to tell us
is there an error code ?

either the sensor or the reel motors the feed and uptake the tape,,
they ride on rails and slide into position to accomodate the tape side they could be having trouble moving, dirty, broken actuator

Apr 07, 2009 | Panasonic AJ-D250 DVCPRO DV/Mini DV VCR

1 Answer

Problem ejecting tapes getting stuck


The take up is not rewinding the tape all the way back into the shell. Check the idler, it's either worn or if it's plastic it is warped from the heat.

Feb 09, 2009 | JVC HR-S6600 S-VHS VCR

1 Answer

Tape won't eject,tv keeps shutting off


sounds like your tape is jammed try turning the tv on and ejecting the tape while using something to try to lift the tape up and out good luck.....

Dec 19, 2008 | Emerson EWC1301 Combo

1 Answer

Ultrium tape stuck


I highly recommend that you contact Certance for assistance. Tape drives are expensive and you don't want to risk damaging it.

If you are feeling brave you could see if you can manually eject the tape.
Remove the tape drive from the chassis and look for a manual rewind screw on the bottom or back of the drive. This is provided on some drives to allow you to manually wind the tape back into the cartrige and eject it.

I hope this helps.

Jul 25, 2008 | Certance (CL1001-R) Ultrium Tape Drive

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Bvw-75 Videocassette Recorder Manual Vol 1, 2nd Ed Logo

Related Topics:

48 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

287 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1667 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...