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Digital camcorder My canon elura 70 is telling me card error and cassette error. The SD card is in. We have button to card. There is a cassette in and the protection is off. When we took it out, we cannot get it to retract to shut. Help

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This is an issue Canon has recognized with some of their models. I suggest you go to the Canon website and see if you can find your their - I believe they are doing an out-of-warranty repair for the affected models.

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