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Hi i inserted a cassete on my canon zr 900 and the tape wont go down .. but if i remove the tape i can close the cover... how can i fix this??

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This is usually caused by a defective component in the tape detection circuitry and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it’s not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.

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