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What means when is blinking only on camara mode when i gonna record on tape

I can not record , and when i try to put in the casset don't close (go in) and always blink on red light in camera mode and only a can play menu when i have the cassette open and always show in a display (screen ) F05 what is this mean?

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SOURCE: Panasonic PV-DV53D

I was having the same problem. here's the solution that worked for me - should do it for you as long as your camera stays on long enough. 1. Take out the tape - mine stayed on longer (without blinking) when the tape was not in. 2. press the menu button (near the viewfinder) 3. Use he wheel on top next to the viewfinderto scroll through the choices 4. Choose "display setup" by pushing the wheel in 5. Choose "C. Rest" by pushing the wheel in 6. Turn camera off 7. Next time you turn camera on you should be able to view tapes and record. hope that helps!

Posted on Nov 01, 2006

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SOURCE: f05 fault

Dear sir, F05 indication is for Video head hard indication. Check Video head is hard. If it is not clean Loading mechanism & Video head. Then check play with pre recorded cassatte. thank you & best of luck. Reply if any problem occurs. bye udupi

Posted on May 12, 2007

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SOURCE: Panasonic DVC 7

Clean the heads with a Panasonic MiniDV cleaning tape. I've seen many cameras come through our shop with this problem - a quick cleaning made a world of difference.

Posted on Jun 27, 2007

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SOURCE: error message 31:22 reinsert cassette tape

reel sensor is the problem of your camera it is a common problem to that model,maybe the pinch roller is loosen to the post cause of the lock of that is been broke..that roller is that one that pulling the tape...only a technician can put it back to the mechanism and replace that sony service they replace the whole assembly and cost a lots...i suggest find other service center for fixing it...hope that roller is not lost in your camera...

Posted on Sep 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Panasonic PV-DV103D

This is actually a problem with the ribbon cable. When the tape is put in and the tape door is pushed shut it jars the internal ribbon cable. Years ago I found this tip online & it fixed it!

"Ok, here goes, I had the exact same problem on my pos Panasonic pv-dv203d. After many times of taking it apart and many frustrating calls to Panasonic, I've finally figured it out, I hope it helps on your cameras.

Remove the bottom plate from the Camera (four screws, plus one near the LCD screen).

Pop off the bottom plate of the camera

Look at the ribbon cables carefully, and make sure they are all snug in the plugs. The tape transport mechanism may move them out of place."

Every now and then our will start to act up & hubby unscrews the bottom of the camcorder (Panasonic PV-DV203D), gently maks sure the ribbon cables are in place, replaces the bottom plate & it's worked for us every time. i hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Always "Check Tape's Erase Protection Tab"

Turn the power off and back on again while the tape is in the player.

Do you have another tape to try to see it it's still doing it?

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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