Question about Panasonic NV-GS17 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
The tape holder retracted into the body of the camera without it first being pushed down. As such, the tape holder prevents closure of the camcorder. How do I get the tape holder to come out?
Remove the battery and use the charger - press eject button repeatedly , while plugging charger in ( if mechanism is out of alignment , will start to eject but reload immediately ) ;
Posted on Jul 31, 2007
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My name is Rick and I am the owner and technician of Discount Camera Repair. The problem you are experiencing can be repaired fairly inexpensively but will require disassembly by a qualified technician. The camera will need to be disassembled to remove the tape mechanism and then the tape mechanism will need to be disassembled to repair. If I can be of any help please call or email me and I'll get the camera working for you.
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