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Panasonic pv-gs12 reset

My GS12 ask me to push the reset button more and more often. It has reached the point that I can not even use it. PLEASE HELP ME

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  • rmoore85 Sep 27, 2007

    thanx for the info. How did u correct the problem??

  • shippi Nov 05, 2007

    I am facing the same problem.. and its very annoying. What is the solution for this issue. I dont want to buy a new camcorder as i had bought this just 2 yrs back

  • Ivanchamorro Nov 13, 2007

    I Have to push the reset button more and more often. It has reached the point that I can not even use it because the where gone the videocasset is opened and no close. PLEASE HELP ME

  • claybaby Dec 18, 2007

    yes i have same problem reset reset and it does not play back

  • jel10 Dec 23, 2007

    Mine does the same thing, but at also says that there isnt a tape inserted when there is

  • jasonmayer Jan 02, 2008

    Same problem here - keeps asking me to Press the Reset Button. When I open the tape door it does not pop up. The tape is stuck in it. Happened just after my kid hooked it up to his computer trying to use webcam feature. Bad timing, or did this have something to do with it?

  • beachjay24 May 31, 2008

    yes same problem and blue lines too man mine is really screwed up

  • dneuten Jun 07, 2008

    Cassette tape can't pop up. it keep asking me to reset. I did reset but not work

  • Anonymous Oct 27, 2008

    The 'press reset' indicator prevents me from using the recorder. No matter how many times I press it, the item seldom works. Spontaneity is non-existent.



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I have had all of the same problems, and I even asked my digital video professor and he couldnt figure it out. I had pretty much given up, but i used a head cleaning tape for the blue lines, and the reset button i just kept pushing it turning the video camera on n off, and taking the battery out until the tape came out , and eventually just blew in it, and right now its working again, hopefully that helps some of you...

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I have the same problem, but when i took out my batter, put it back in and took out my tape..the reset button errors stopped..i think my tape was bad..i tried a new tape and i dont get those i just get the blue lines..when those blue lines are gone itll work now..

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I tried it but did not work. Any suggestion

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Take the battery and/or any power sources. When it is turned off with no power, press the reset button momenterily. I hope this helps.

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You need to know in which position was camera turned of.
So try turning it on in RECORD OR PLAY position.
It will work then...

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