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Camera does not accept cassette

When I try to insert the tape it doesn't close and I get the siganl c:31:40,
It does close when there is no tape. Any ideas?

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  • bgreenvent Jul 19, 2008

    Same problem. When tape is in, it does not close down.

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Same problem was with me and Sony service-center at Mumbai asked me to pay Rs.8,000/- for repaires.I prefered to give it to one private Service shop and got it repaired for only Rs.1,000/-
including its servicing with garenty.Now for last two years-plus
there is no trouble in operation.
Bey, Raju Patil.

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Drum might be stuck. might just need to be cleaned. I clean these for $40. Larry 916-362-8708

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