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Simon de Deney Posted on Apr 22, 2007
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Red light flashes

When I turn on the camera the red camera light flashes five times and then repeats that. The camera won't record. And just now when trying to replace a tape, it refuses tp load the tape and the tape is now stuck.

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  • Simon de Deney Apr 22, 2007

    Thank you for replying on the most beautiful Sunday morning so far this year. I had already done what you suggested, but couldn't find anything in the manual that helped.

    I'm not sure what you mean by model version - do you mean NV-MX7B? The serial number is JOHS00384, but I guess that's getting over-fancy/

    Thanks for your help.

    Simon

  • malvernpod Sep 11, 2008

    i also cannot load the tape or close the housing it is stuck in this position

  • casinogoldie Nov 07, 2008

    mmmmmmmm, me too has anyone fixed theirs yet ?????

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The camera won't work but the zoom feature still functions and "F05" displays on the LCD screen and the red light indicator flashes?  What can I do to solve this problem?

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First go to this link; http://www.panasonic.co.uk/customer-Support/download-centre.asp Type in NV-MX7 in the search box And select the correct version of the NV-MX7 that you have you will be able to download a user manual which will hopefully tell you how to deal with the problem. If you have no luck finding a solution in there then please post back with the model version and I can hopefully help (all the versions have some different fault indication lights) and differences in the tape loading system. Hope this helps - please post back with model details :)

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