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Gs36 tape door doesnt open

Upt a new tape in pressed the tape down motor drive pulled tape in but would kick tape back out instead of locking in place. Repeated this many times. Recharged battery still didnt lock tape. Have used the reset button still the same. Pulled the tape out to try door closed completly ( the proper way ) Was thinking great went to open tape door ( to try again with a tape ) door opened but the tray that hold tape will not kick up to allow you to install tape. Cant get door to close  or tray to open ????

Any tips ?????

 

Thanks

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  • clark596 Jul 12, 2008

    I can't even get my door to eject. It's completely stuck


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In case anybody read this....     I have a GS-36 that would not eject the tape. I removed all the screws from the bottom and pulled the bottom plate off. Then I fidgeted with the mechanism near the eject button towards the front of the camera.  In my case it had just become stuck and needed to be gently pried open.    Tested it a bunch of times with tape - seems to be o.k.!

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