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Camcorder ZR80 saying remove cassette, won't record or play.

I have a Canon ZR80 camcorder and when you turn it on to play or to record it just starts beeping saying to remove the cassette. It will not even let you play back cassettes on it. Sometimes it does work, and others it won't. I have taken it in twice no to be repaired and of course it has not had this problem either times. Any ideas?

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Re: Camcorder ZR80 saying remove cassette, won't record...

When you put cassette try to see the take up left side weather it rotating?if no try to rotate with your finger.may be there is a bend on that.

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