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My Handycam DCR-HC39E PAL will not let me record or playback as says reinsert cassette, I have done this and it still says reinsert cassette. I have had it for about 3-4 years now & this is the first time this has happend. Please advise if this can be repaired or is it worth buying a new one?

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Hi,

With tape still in unit and battery removed, smack both sides of unit firmly 3-4 times with the heel of your hand. It works 9 out of 10 times on all the cameras

Just smack your cam up, down, and sideways and then reinsert the battery.

Goodluck..

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    If you still face the problem then the only solution to fix the problem is to get it repaired.But please keep trying out what i said.It may help ya.

    Please don't forget to rate or accept the solution as fixya.

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Hello there.

I would recommend to use a head cleaner for the camera. Inside the small door is a reset button, pressing this after cleaning the head should reset everything. This should get the camera working again, please let us know how it goes.

Hope this helps.

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Many users with your camera report that tapping or slapping the side of the unit will clear this error.

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