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The cassette holder wont come up aoutomatically

The cassette holder wont come up automatically and seem it stuck !

It says Unit is safeguard mode , and remove and reattach battery, I have done it many times, nothing is happening
What should I do ?

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  • indi25 Mar 04, 2008

    Thanks for your help

    The problem is no cassette inside, when i open the cover, normally cassette holder will come up and open automatically, but this this the cassette holder doesnt do anything . What should i do ? If i send it to repair centre it cost me £ 150 !

  • indi25 Mar 04, 2008

    Thanks for helping



    I have tried what you suggested but no luck (:



    Any idea ? still says safeguard mode and nothing happened

  • indi25 Mar 05, 2008

    Sorry still doesnt work, thanks for helping
    Will it help by opening the cassette holder ?

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What you have to do is ejecting the tape, and as soon as it starts to eject , close the door immediately, then safeguard mode should be gone, and you will be able to eject normally.

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    Ronen Mar 04, 2008

    let me emphasize that after you try to eject press to close the door immediately even though the door didn't open.

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    Ronen Mar 05, 2008

    it doesn't matter if there is no cassette inside, you need to press eject, and when you here a sound that the door is trying to open, immediately press the door to close it.

  • Ronen
    Ronen Mar 13, 2008

    yes, open the cassette holder and close it immediately.

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