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I have a handycam dcr-hc30E (PAL) that is about 5 years old. I have been able to record video, but in trying to play the tapes back, I keep getting an error message saying to reinsert the videocassette. Even after ejecting and reinserting the cassette, I keep getting the same message. I have used different tapes and it is the same.

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  • aimsferg Jun 03, 2010

    thanks. does this problem affect the actual recording?

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Hi,

Do you see any Error Code? If Yes,let me know.

Thanks!!

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  • aimsferg Jun 03, 2010

    hi , no error code

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Jun 03, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    That helped me a lot. The most likely cause of this error, on this model is the drum assembly.This motor will most likely be in need of replacement.Drum assembly cost is approx. $100.00.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!




  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Jun 03, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    The main problem is with time, it would worsen. After few Seconds of Recording, it would again show the same message.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!


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