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Fault code c-31:22

Camera will only beep and show fault code

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Re: fault code c-31:22

Your needs repair in mechanism..Fault given is undetected reel motor rotation .This can be caused by a bad captan motor ,pinch roller bad or bad LS chassis ribbon from upper cassette mechanism.If unit has old type (B) mechanism ,there is a good change LS chassis ribbon is bad .When cassette is inserted and pushed into mech .The latch for LS chassis wears down ribbon and causing a sensor fault ..

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

Re: fault code c-31:22

T reel fault.
Load the tape again, and perform operations from the beginning.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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