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Not play tape

I had a similar problem with the C:32:21.. but when I took the tape and put it back in as suggested with someone else.. a new problem came up.  Now my camcorder won't play the tape.  It's it's not recognizing that my tape is not a blank tape.  I can hear it fast forward, rewind, and play, but no picture shows up.  :**(  Please help!

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Re: Not play tape

Take the battery out and turn selection switch to camera and then turn it off. Put the battery back in and its working again.
if that doesn't work try
Try smacking the side of the camera relatively hard with the palm of your hand. Eject the tape and reinsert. You may need to do this a couple of times.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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