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Eject when i close the bottom tape loader it says eject

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    Same problem with ZR100

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Same problem here with the Samsung D963 (DV cam). I discovered that if you cycle the tape loader without a tape and then load a tape the gremlins leave. At least on mine, the camera doesn't stop for an eject anymore. Hope this helps veryone with this stupid problem. Now if I could just fix the damned battery life....

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Sony Handycam CCD-TR64 cassette door won't close

Common problem with this mechanism. In order to fix the problem you will have to replace part called CHASSIS LS. Expensive repair, probably not worth the effort.

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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How do I load the tape


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Sony Handycam CCD-TR64 cassette door won't close


Common problem with this mechanism. In order to fix the problem you will have to replace part called CHASSIS LS. Expensive repair, probably not worth the effort.

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This error is a mechanical malfunction, try this:
 
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  3. Detach the battery.
  4. Reattach the battery.
 
Here is a link to your manual:
 
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Tape won't load


Was having a similar problem but the tape would not even partially load. Spent several hours, over the course of several days trying to figure how to fix this and found the following solution to a similar problem on this site. I tried it as a last resort...it worked! Now I just need to figure out what to tell my wife when she asks me "how" I fixed the camera???? Here is what I did...I allowed the mechanism to close without a tape inserted (the only way it WOULD close), gave it a solid - but gentle - whack on the tape side of the camcorder with the palm of my hand...sort of like burping a baby. I said a little prayer to the saint of hopeless causes (St. Jude Thaddeus)...slid the open/eject button, opened the door, slid a tape in, gently pushed it down (where it says "push") and ...the mechanism closed!!! Not sure if the "fix" will last but we'll see and report back if the problem crops up again.

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