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Cassette not being ejected

When I open the cassette case the miniDV is not automatically ejected. What could this be? I tried the solutions proposed on the manual, but they don't help either. Any suggestions? Maybe the engine is broken?

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  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    i called customer support they say i can post it since am in warranty but i have to pay 65$ for labour if they look at it and it is not a mechanical problem...ridiculous

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I have this same problem but the cassette tray will not go in. Error 1 "safe mode". I jiggled the mechanism beside the rubber "guide" ( in the middle above the drum) and it works now!! It must be some sort of sensor??

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