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Pops tape out after it beeps beeps beeps ! Onthe view finder - square box witha drop of water ??

Try putting in a tape it beeps beeps beeps ! On the view finder - square box witha drop of water ??

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Thats likely condensation, check your manual

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I have a nv-gs40 which was laid up for a while o.k now tape will not load and shows TO SERVICE in view finder.


-try a power cycle
*remove battery and disconnect from power cord
*i would also suggest to check the tapes if they're clean
*try to clean the tape head inside the tape deck(tape head: the one that reads the tape)
-try using a soft and dry Q-tip to clean the metal parts inside the tape deck(dont use or apply any liquid solutions. just a plain soft dry Q-tip.

Jun 05, 2011 | Panasonic NV-GS40 Mini DV Digital...

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Hi my sony CCD-TRV57E keeps ejecting the tape, and


My SONY CCD-TRV57E isn't recording or any function.seem to be working. Bty ok. In view finder I'm getting "SP C:31:22" also a symbol like and inverted coathanger with a line thru it and a + sign on top.

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Error Code C:31:00 in a Sony CCD-TRV75 Handycam Camcorder


Hi,
    This error shows that the problem is in mechanical section of the tape loading path. Please contact an expert for mechanical adjustment
 Thanks for using fixya.

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Tape tray won't drop back in


Take it to a service provider - seems to be something wrong with the loading drive system.

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Canon ZR 600 tape won't load


The capstan motor is broken and needs replacement. You could send it in for repair but it wouldn't be cheap.

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Tape not loading


I READ THE SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLKEM THIS MORNING ONTHIS WEBSITE, BUT I CAN NO LONGER FIND IT.

THE SOLUTION SUGGESTED DROPPING THE CAMERA ON TO A CARPETED FLOOR FROM HALF A METRE HIGH AS A FIX.

THERE WAS ALSO A POSTING FROM A GUY WHO HAD FOLLOWED THIS ADVICE AND IT FIXED HIS CAMERA.

SO I DECIDED TO FOLLOW SUIT AND I DROPPED THE CAMERA ON TO A CARPETTED FLOORT FROM HALF A METRE HIGH AND WHEN I TRIED IT WITH THE TAPE IT WORKED, NO JOKE, THIS IS AN HONEST AND TRUTHFUL REPORT.

REGARDS

EDDIEWEST

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Will not show anything in view finder


I sent my camera to a repair center for samsung and they replaced the ccd at no charge and it fixed the problem. I have used it and all is working and playing the old tapes as well. Thanks for your help, but got the answer from a blog as well as the address to send the camera to. Have a blessed day.

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Panasonic DVC 7


Clean the heads with a Panasonic MiniDV cleaning tape. I've seen many cameras come through our shop with this problem - a quick cleaning made a world of difference.

Mar 13, 2007 | Panasonic Proline AG-DVC7 Mini DV Digital...

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View finder and LCD both show grey


That think must got damaged... dont woory.. try to clean the head and dont try to put the old tapes in it. it could damage the head. can u see any thing on screen while on recording mode? if yes the problem will be withthe head. use a head cleaner.

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A beeping noise goes off, when i put in a tape, like it starts beeping then ejects it out, and the screen shows "remove casset", ive already tried the dry video head cleaners, but it ejects that tape back...


Does the unit say anything about moisture? This sounds like a moisture fault. Leave the unit open for a day in a dry area and try it. If it is moisture and everything is OK this should solve your problem. If it doesn't solve your problem you could have a bad moisture detector. This is a small square metal looking device near the video drum with two wires hooked to it. It's job is to protect the camcorder and keep it from damaging tapes when moisture is present in the unit. The simplist way to verify if it is defective is to jump a wire across the two connections and try the unit. If it works this is your problem and you will need it replaced. A good repair shop should be able to do it for about $50 US. Two websites which give free estimates are http://www.videotech.com and http://www.camcorderrepair.com Good luck.

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