Question about Panasonic AG-DVX100A Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Auto off s reel lock red flash

This is what I get after fast forwarding a miniDV tape
in the transport most of the time now. Often I have to
stop the tape, then start and 50% of the time banding
shows up or pixelized disruption.

I tried one pass of the supplied pany head cleaner tape
nothing changed.

Is this a head cleaning issue or is it an expensive
electronics/ repair issue? It has 244 hours on the meter.

Thank you very much
Bill Snyder 360-566-3043
mntmedia@gmail.com

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  • bsnyder Jan 17, 2008

    Yes, that's not the issue.

    I know, I need to take it to digitronics in LA and I wasted my money for this service, right?

    I should have dug a bit further.

    Any other suggestions that have merit would be helpful, otherwise....

  • hawkesashley Oct 24, 2008

    I just got my dvx100a and put a new tape in with 85hrs on it and it says "auto off, reel lock" then shuts off....any solutions?

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I personally am not an expert on cameras, but I bet Panasonic could help you! Try calling them at 800-211-PANA (7262)

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Did you try using a new tape?

Well I'll get back to you later...

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