I turned on my Panasonic NVDS60 today and it would not record or play any tapes i put in it. when you put a tape in, and switch to record or playback, the screen just flashes the "no tape icon" constantly. i checked the write-protect tab is not on the tape, i turned on and off, and tried different tapes, but that did not work. i tried blowing inside it but this did not work either.
please can anyone help me with this?
thanks very much
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Just put the tape to be copied in side A while the other the blank tape in side B. Press the play in side A . Then in side B simultaneously press the "Play " and the "Record". Then it will starting to record it will automatically stop.
I've been working for hours on this machine, cleaning and lubricating the mechanism and trying various adjustments to fix related problems. If I recall correctly the F11 error is due to tape mistracking, indicating damage to same. Someone posted a suggestion that the F08 error indicated a drum relay problem, requiring professional servicing; but it also comes up on my machine if the tape tension is too high and the mechanism cannot overcome it when loading the tape. I only realised this after finally tracking down pretty well all of the bearings needing lubrication; then adjustments to the tape tension could be detected. I've got to the stage that my AG-DV2700 will accept tapes that have been recorded on that machine; playing them instantly, after the usual auto tape tensioning where the tape is FF a few seconds and then RW a similar amount, if the safety shutter is enagaged; and merely accepting them in the normal fashion otherwise. Up until this point it would throw up the F08 error whatever tape was put in; if you switched the recorder back on instantly the tape would slow FF, ie not its usual whirlwind winding, and be available for use after auto rewind at the end. If a tape NOT recorded on it is put in it still stops with the F08 error. I would suggest that trouble with this recorder is likely due the loading mechanism becoming stiff. All you have to do is dismantle it - but there's lots of tricky bits and bobs in there to watch out for.
when the light flashes it means that there is an error definetly.
turn the menu button on off position first and remove the battery.
reinsert battery and turn on recording mode.
Try to remove the tape and reinsert it and see if the operating light is clear.
let me know if the functionality is restored.
I have the same problem, i was just using my camcorder and when i changed the tape, it says incompatble tape and now it wont play or record at all. It has happened to me today.My friend told me to leave for a while and try again. Hi C8dee, is your camcorder working, any updates, did you find a solution.