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Sony Camcorder Mini DV tape doesn't go in

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I have a Sony Mini DV camocorder which is about 3/4 years old. It has been woring fine all this time. 2 weeks ago when i tried to use it, i realised the tape is not going in after shutting the tape opening. After several attemps somehow at one point it went in and i thought the problem was over but when i tried to use it warned me that the tape needs to be inserted even though the tape was inside. I tried Sony/Non Sony tapes as well but the problem still exists.

Can you please help.

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  • condi Jul 14, 2008

    Do have the same problem when i try to insert cleaning tape.



    After several attemps only i can get the tape to go in however the camcorder doesn't always recognise that the tape is in.

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Have you cleaned the tape deck at all? That might work.

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Jul 14, 2008

    It should go to a repair center to see what the problem is.



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