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Door opens "Slightly"

Please Help- We push the door button, it starts to open then it suddenly stops and will not finish or release tape, just opens slightly but seems stuck?

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Re: Door opens "Slightly"

I had the same problem, and TomInMB
told me how to fix it:

What I did was to first remove the battery and AC power to "reset" the camera. I then put the battery back in place and WHILE HOLDING THE CAMERA IN THE UPRIGHT (AS IF USING THE CAMERA FOR VIDEO) POSITION, I pushed the "Open/Eject" latch. VOILA!

I haven't had the problem again. It may be that gravity helped to take the stress off the ejecting mechanism. Good luck!

Walt D in LV

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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