Question about Canon MV800i Mini DV Digital Camcorder
I had been using my camera earlier in the day with no problems. Then for no reason that I am aware of, the 'Remove the Tape' message appeared on the screen. I removed the tape and re-inserted it, however when the tape compartment closed there was a beeping sound and the message appeared on the screen and the compartment opened. I tried re-inserting the tape several times and even used a brand new tape, but to no avail. I have left the camera for a week now and it still has the same problem - any suggestions?
I've now had the same problem. With no possible way of fixing. This will be the THIRD time i'll have to send this BASTARD camera away. First Time: Sent away under warranty for malfuncting DV connection. Took forever to get back. Second Time: Sent Away under extended warranty (and I paid for postage and handling this time) because Cartridge/tape deck would not retract. Ended up that the tape head motor servo was burnt out. And I don't treat this camera badly at all. I've tried my best to keep in excellent condition. Now this...
Posted on Jun 03, 2007
If you havent found a solution already, basically it means your camera is screwed up and has dirt or something inside it. so you have to take it to a service centre. :)
Posted on May 07, 2007
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This is usually caused by a failed component in the moisture detection circuitry within the camera and can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.
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