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The real reason this is happening is the spinning heads can not equalise, either with a preset speed or match the speed of the recorded media and so it ejects the tape as being incompatible.
As I have done this in frustration and to just get the camera working, the mechanism inside these Sony cameras is so delicate and on such a soft-metal base plate, that the plate bends and is likely to be the cause of the problem in the first place (a small knock in the bag etc - you know where it says on the tape cover to 'press here' and in the instructions it says "do not press elsewhere on the cover" thats why, it's delicate).
Before you damage that camera and loose the ability to adjust/correct the speed of the heads all together, I would strongly suggest you take it in for repairs to a very reputable technician.
NOTE:: If your speed is wrong now and it is fixed, all that you have taped on the wrong speed may not be playable when you get it back - backup/copy all your compact (8mm) tapes to your computer/DVD/VHS anything.
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Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jul 02, 2017

Take it to your local friendly computer store and explain to the assistant exactly what it is you require.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on May 13, 2017

If the battery is weak, must replace with a new one, zoom struck open the cam check the zoom motor on the camera section give a little lubrication to loos it, if the motor not working replace it.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Feb 26, 2016

Please provide correct error code as the code you have provide is not complete it must be like below :
Shown above is the proper code way, please tell the proper code.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jan 17, 2014

31: 23 is error of SUPPLY SIDE PULLY i.e, s reel of the deck .
try to change the cassette as it may occurs some times due to
old cassette.
If it still exists then you need to take it to a near by engineer for repair of deck.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jan 17, 2014

either your heads needs replacement or they are just dirty or the mechanism motor and the band malfunction etc take it in

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Dec 23, 2013

You may download the manual from here.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Dec 08, 2012

Hit Eject button

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Mar 28, 2012

If you messed with the sharpness and brightness setings (and saved the setings), the problem might be the sensor that senses the light on your camcoarder, or maibe the rooms you're in are just too dark. If it's not that then see if there are any sensor settings you can ajust. if there aren't then it's ether just geting old or the manufacturer decided on the wrong sensor or the wrong settings for the sensor on the camera.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Sep 07, 2011

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