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Error message "push the reset switch"

We can't use our camera because of the error message"push the reset switch", which doesn't go away after you push the reset button.

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  • jwwj316 Oct 05, 2008

    same problem

  • michael7705 Oct 28, 2008

    tape won't play... PRESS RESET BUTTON message appears



  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    Same problem. Thanks panasonic for not solutions.

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    same issue - sometimes reset works, sometimes it doesn't. It seems unpredictable

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The Panasonic manual for this problem is stupid. It says "Pushing reset button MAY help resolve the problem"...
nothing else-no explanation of possible problem.....worthless.....

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Hmmm.....
You need to know in which position was camera turned of.
So try turning it on in RECORD OR PLAY position.
It will work then...

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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I had the same problem with the 'push the rest button' on the display after the tape mechanism jammed up against the tape compartment cover. I figured there was probably a mechanical error, possibly a switch. I dissassembled the camcorder and found the tape compartment cover switch was sticking. Here's how to fix it with some photos to illustrate:

1. Open the tape compartment door and remove the screws in the small plastic cover (fig. 1). Remember to look a which screw came from each hole as they are all different.

2. Remove the plastic part from above the tape mechanism (fig. 2)

3. Remove the screw above the front grip belt mount (fig. 3)

4. Remove the screw above the mic (fig. 4)

5. Remove the battery and take out the screw at the top left under the viewfinder (fig. 5)

6. Take out the screws under the LCD monitor (fig. 6)

7. Remove the two screws from the front underside of the camera body (fig. 7)

8. Now you can slide the front of the camera, together with the curved aluminium top section away from the main body of the camera (fig. 8)

9. It is possible to reach the switch with the front moved forward slightly, but it is possible to take the front off entirely by removing the wiring ribbon with the green tab (fig. 9)

10. Clean the brown switch at the bottom left of the exposed camera front with a soft brush/air (fig. 10 )

11. Reassembly is the reverse of the above procedure.

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