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Tape won't eject from Panasonic VHS PlayPak adapter.

How can I get it out without damaging the tape?

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  • Jhenry Dec 07, 2007

    JVC 400 Super VHS camcorder will not eject. It ate one tape and would not disgorge for 3 years. Now it has swallowed another and, after ruining a tape with not one minute usable, will not eject. Solution so far has been to give up and buy a Samsung disk cam.
    We recharged and reconnected the battery, unscrewed the door and peeped in, coaxed and repowered. All it did was go into some paranoid mode.

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2008

    I have never had this problem before. I played a tape and it ejected fine. Then we watched another one and now I can not get it to eject this one... HELP!!! It is a tape of my baby's firsts :(

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