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Resetting Problem While trying to rewind the Mini DV tape in the camcoder, the camcorder is always asking to press the reset switch. Why? Is there any resolution for this?

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Re: Resetting Problem

We have owned this camera since November of 2004. We had the same issue that you are having. We finally realized that the "press the reset switch" beep was more frequent when the battery was getting low, regardless of what we were doing with the camera. We usually got "the beep" when we would press record, but it would happen anytime, really. Eventually, we had the problem all the time. A quick trip to the camera shop solved the problem..we needed to buy a new battery.

Since we bought the new battery several months ago, we haven't had the problem since. The new battery was (I think) about $40. Don't buy one from the panasonic website...I couldn't believe what they wanted for the same battery...can anyone say rip off??

I'm not sure if my solution will help you, but that is how we solved our reset switch problem. Good luck to you!

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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