Question about Canon XL1S Mini DV Digital Camcorder
I had the exact same problem; my tape icon was flashing red with a line through it and the recorder would not record, no matter how hard I begged it to. After a full day of frustration, I called the videographer who had used it previously. There is a little trick.
1. Open the exterior tape door with the "Eject" button.
2. Wait, dont touch the tape. The little metal encasement will pop over and open within a few seconds.
3. To properly put the tape in, insert tape, push the little metal door that sais "Push this first".
4. Then push the exterior door closed.
Voila! Thats all there is to it!
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
Go and open your mini DV opener open it but then push the mini DV into tho camera before shutting the cover
i just figured this out yesterday
Posted on Aug 13, 2008
You might need to clean the head
Posted on Oct 14, 2007
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