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Can't eject tape

When I push the eject button and raise the cover the tape will not eject. The battery is fully charged. I can rewind and play what was recorded on the tape, but the now it is full and I can't change tapes.

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Re: Can't eject tape

The main chassis has a problem with it its very easy for them to break when that happens it needs to be replaced sorry if you need the tape i can post back how to get it out you would need to take it apart but its easy

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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