Question about Panasonic HDC-DX1 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Cannot Eject DVD

I inserted a new DVD into the camcorder. When I started recording, I got a message to check disk. I tried to eject the disk, but it came back and said the control data damaged and then displayed "rebuilding disk control data do not shake camera". I have let it try to "rebuild" the control data for hours but it never finishes. I have tried it both on battery power and electrical power and also pushed the reset button, but it just cycles through "Reading Disk", "Control Data Damaged" to "Disk Data is Being Repaired..."

Any help would be appreciated before I send it off for repair. I can't believe there is not a manual eject on this to prevent this kind of problem.

Thank you,

Steve

Posted by on

  • smcneese Jun 19, 2008

    Sai,


    Thank you for the response. Do you know for a fact that the DX1 has the manual eject? You would think Panasonic would include one since every manaufacturer has included a manual eject for CD/DVD drives since their inception, but this camera does not have one that I can find. I have looked everywhere for it but it does not exist. If you have done this on a Panasonic HDC-DX1, please provide exact location.



    Steve

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,889 Answers

There will be a manual eject but its slightly tricky. There will be a small hole(about 1mm diameter) near the tray where you insert the DVD. Just insert a samll pin or something into it and keep shoving it in and out by repeatedly pressing the eject button. If its just a stuck DVD then it will come out in a JIFFy. Otherwise send it for repairs as taking the unit apart might void your warranty! Good luck!

Sai.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When I inserted a new dv cassette into the camcorder to record - it chewed the tape then the "eject" message came up, I inserted a new tape and the eject message showed up again. I have also noted a whine...



This can be caused by several problems including the transmission gear in the tape mechanism not engaging properly or a defective clutch in the take-up spool and can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I

Oct 03, 2010 | Canon XM1 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Hitachi mini dvd cam will not eject disc, will not read, will not write, will not record. Also cannot read mini disc on Windows Vista, is there a driver for either of these issues?


This has happened to me many times. The disk has an error (they alway do).

1: Turn it off.
2: Attatch power connection.
3: Hold down eject button.
4: It should say: "DISK ACCESS"
5: It may take a long time, but put it down in this state and leave it for as long as it may take.
6: Later on, it will eject the disk.
7: Discard of this disk, it's nothing but trouble.

Aug 18, 2010 | Hitachi DZ-MV230A DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

I need to take what i recorded and put on my computer to burn on a disk...how?


Since the camcorder records on Mini DVD+/-R and RW, and SD/MMC cards, just eject the media from the camcorder and insert it into the appropriate drive on your computer. Open the burning software of your choice (which you may or may not already own) and follow the directions for burning the files with that software. If the disks are DVD RW or SD/MMC delete the files after burning is complete. Even though the manual states that it will work with DVD-R, the camcorder seems to have issues finalizing these particular formats, so I recommend using DVD+R and DVD+RW. I hope this helps and good luck. Please vote appropriately and leave a comment.

Oct 30, 2009 | Samsung SC-DX103 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Recording prob with my sony handycam


buy a new disc or if it is u got a bad batch of disc

Dec 03, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD108 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Disk access issues


Clean dvd lens inside dvd compartment with fine n soft cotton swab carefully.

Jul 19, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD201E DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Eject light comes on after I start playing the tape


ksmitheram,

I had the same problem with my camcorder just awhile ago. This can reflect a low battery. Try plugging in the camcorder for a couple of hours without using it. Then try recording or playing back the tape with it plugged in. Unplug it and check again. If this does not work you may have to replace the tape head.

Dec 25, 2007 | Samsung SC-D363 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

My Camcoder says eject the cassette


Use a Sony head cleaning tape they work perfectly and you let them run there 10 second corse. Then your sharp will run perfectly...

Dec 20, 2007 | Sharp Viewcam VL-Z7U Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Hung up - disk won't eject


cd recorder disk will not eject

Dec 08, 2007 | Panasonic VDR-M70 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

My ZR30mc video recorder will not eject cassette


Take the side panel off to see whether the tape is damaged and will not retreat into the cassette ( this will prevent ejection ). Remove old damaged cassette and insert new one. If the unit chews the new cassette camera should go in for VTR service.

Sep 01, 2007 | Canon ZR30MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Panasonic HDC-DX1 DVD Camcorder Logo

167 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Panasonic Video Cameras Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60792 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

7580 Answers

abdul rauf
abdul rauf

Level 2 Expert

383 Answers

Are you a Panasonic Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...