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Tape mechanism I have a Canon camcorder which takes Mini DV tapes. The mechanism for the tape (i.e. inserting and ejecting) works fine until I try and put a tape in the slot - The camera whirrs, bleeps and then ejects the (brand new) tape again. It seems like a very small problem and easy to solve; what do you think? Dan

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  • paddy086 Sep 15, 2008

    i have the same problem and down know what to do

  • fr1pp3r Jan 26, 2009

    I too have this problem. One solution mentions the flexi pcb???? Sorry, but you've lost me!!!

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This sounds bizarre I know, but I read another threat regarding Canon camcorders and tapes self ejecting. The advice was to ........ wait for it........ drop it onto a carpet floor from about 1/2m. My wife top me not to consider it. I continued reading and someone else had been successful using the technique. I have to report that it actually works. I dropped it (twice for good measure) and it loads tapes once again. Its true what they say, if in doubt....give it a clout!!!

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I dont believe it. Dropping it on the floor really does work. I only dropped it about 5 cm from the ground and it worked straight way. Strange but true.

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Hi.
Sounds as though the tape drive motor is failing to drive. Not as simple as it sounds. In the past, I simply checked that the flexi pcb from the tape drive motor was pushed right into it's connection after inspecting it for moisture damage. Luckily, i needed to look no further.

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