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Won't except tape

The tape compartment closes fine without a tape but will not close with a tape. It beeps 4 times and spits the tape out

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  • Anonymous Jun 10, 2008

    My ZR100 also does not close when I put a tape in, but it does close when there is no tape in.

  • joemvp Aug 23, 2008

    I have the same problem. Hopefully someone can provide a solution.

  • joemvp Aug 23, 2008

    Problem fixed for now by other comments saying to gently bang the side of camcorder.

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I have a ZR100 that did the same nearly the same thing - but it was only beeping twice. I followed the advice another thread suggested - I banged it twice on the opposite side from the door but it didn't fix it. Then I banged it twice on the side with the tape door.... and now all is well!

I couldn't believe that "fixed" it. Like banging the ol' tube color TV on the side to fix the picture. Maybe it is short lived, but if it holds for the rest of this year until the camcorder Christmas sales begin, I'll be happy!

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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