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Code 31 22 t reel error

Experts what could be causing this error? The camara hasn't been used that much. It is 2 years old but maybe only 15 hours of use. I down loaded the service manual but no hints on the the cause are repair needed. I've loaded and unload the tape a number of times. Tired different tapes nothing is working.

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Re: Code 31 22 t reel error

After further searching I found another person on this sight with problems with alignment of head. I tried his 1 inch drop fix. Immedately fixed problem. camera working fine.

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Re: Code 31 22 t reel error

Look i first hit reset for a second and it work for a second. Then it went back to the same problem. I turned the camcorder back on and i held the reset but while it was on. I held the reset button for like a minute, then every thing worked we recorded, the tape ejected fine, we watched what we had recorded and kept on testing it and everything still works give this a shot.

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Code: 31:23....please reinsert tape. everytime i switch it on.


u need to rate me for that ..ok dude....

actually this error is related to s reel i.e, the supply reel of the camcorder and some time when we insert a new tape in camcorder it start giving the error because the amount of tension is more in new tapes as compared to the old ones (used one) . . try to use the old tape u would nt have any problem .

but with new tape u will have these kinds of problem some times , to solve this problem for new tape u need to take the camcorder to near by service center of sony .nd they will align the tape path of your camcorder .

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