Question about Sony Video Cameras

1 Answer

Cant eject tape in old sony handycam ccd-trv36. Battery is long dead and havent seen charher in years. I would like to recover tape. is there a manual eject technique?

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Sony Master
  • 5,412 Answers

Not without wrecking the camcorder. Your local friendly camera shop may be able to help.

Posted on May 18, 2017


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

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

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.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Tape door won't open or close to release tape

Sony Handycam CCD-TRV58 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder
1. Per the manual on
- if the power is disconnected door won't open, and if the battery is the dead the door won't open.
Plug it in and hopefully you can get the tape out.

Did this work?

Feb 11, 2013 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV58 Camcorder

1 Answer

I have a Sony Handycam CCD-TRV228 and havent used

You need to have AV cord to connect camcorder with VCR.
Required AV cord part number is 1-783-738-42 and available in Part Store.

Sep 14, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV228 Camcorder

1 Answer

My handycam sony steady shot , the tape deck will not open

Try using the battery charger while attempting to eject it. The battery, although you may not know it, probably cannot supply the power needed to open the tape deck. If it makes a little Ding sound when you press the eject button, that means it is trying to eject the tape. Hope this helps!

Jan 25, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV318 Camcorder

1 Answer

Tape wont eject

had the same problem it just needs cleaning

Jan 07, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV128 Camcorder

4 Answers

Sony Handycam CCD-TRV37 Error code C:32:20

1. I removed the battery. 2. With the power switch On position and holding the tape ejected I inserted the battery back on & it ejected the stuck tape.

Jul 24, 2008 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV37 Camcorder

1 Answer

Tape wont play or eject.

i just read about this c:31:22 problem while looking for a solution to another problem I am having. Someone suggested removing the battery, switching the camera to the "camera" setting, and then turn it off, put the batter back in and it should work. Good luck.

Jun 15, 2008 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV308 Camcorder

1 Answer


FG fault when starting capstan.

Make sure battery is fully charged or a/c cord is used. Turn power on, and push reset button, try to eject tape again. Your capstan motor may be dead.

Jan 03, 2008 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV318 Camcorder

1 Answer

PLEASE HELP!! Sony Handycam CCD-TRV37

The problem is usually caused by no drum rotation. Have it serviced.

Sep 14, 2005 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV37 Camcorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Video Cameras Logo

Related Topics:

51 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


Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides