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Tape/Display problem This is a problem similar to those I've allready read, but with one difference: I had a tape in the Cam who had been in there for a long time. Maybe three months. When I turned it on recently, I heard a loud beeping noise from the camera, that came along with a flickering symbol that looked like a waterdrop or something in a square.(I **** at describing things, but this is what I saw, at least) Under this symbol, an eject symbol appeared. In the right corner a symbol stating C:21.00 appeared. When I ejected the tape, the camera wouldnt accept it back, but kept pushing it out again. The symbol with the "waterdrop in the square" was still flickering in the middle of the screen. Can any of you please help me?

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  • burlayscolin Nov 25, 2008

    same issue and its ben sitting for a few months.

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Straight from the manual:

C:21:ss Moisture condensation has occurred.
-> Remove the cassette and leave your camcorder for at least one hour to acclimatize (p. 291).

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