Question about Sony Handycam DCR-TR7000 Digital Camcorder

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Camera won't accept tape...

First, yellow indicator blinking in middle of screen... looks something like a teardrop inside a box. Second, to specify more, the number blinking in upper right-hand corner says C:21:00... Any help?

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  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    I had the same problem. The wack worked!
    My camera is a dcr-trv230

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    TR-7000 Sony won't accept tape occasionally. Code 2100 blinking yellow symbol.



    Also tape skips between off/on scenes on playback. Tried new Tapes didn't help.

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Hi, intro in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhzD7Xf5Rso

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Have the same problem and it is fixed! I laughed when I first read this but it does work! Take off your battery from the back of the camera, turn it over and give it a nice firm wack. Put battery back in and it WILL get rid of your error and work. I've tried the hair dryer before and it has worked but this time for me it did not.. It truly works... Hope your as happy as I was when it worked....


Good luck..

Bob

Posted on Jan 01, 2008

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