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Question about Optura Pi Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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...tapes at 45 minutes into a recording, the camcorder ate the tape. The unit was running on AC power, the tape was new. Placing another new tape into the camera results in an eject tape message and the ...

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Question about XL1S Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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...camera is in vcr mode it shows eject tape. When I reload the tape and I try to rewind or forward tape it goes really fast and eats it. look for a tiny pinhole and insert a pin while powered up to ...

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Question about XL1S Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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...video camera (20 yrs old?) but has very few hours on it. It has sat in the china cabinet for at least 3 years without use and with a cassette inside the camera. When testing the camera, it appears to ...

Question about VP-D103i Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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all I have a Samsung VP-D103i Mini DV which eats any tapes when I put them in, it wont play rew or ff. Any ideas? Thanks a million!! Samten Dorje Have you cleaned the tape deck using a DV tape cleaner

Canon NTSC ZR25 MC Digital video camcorder eating tape how can I fix it Canon NTSC ZR25 MC Digital video camcorder is eating the tape. I've loaded a new tape and get an "eject tape" message each time.

Question about SC-L906 Camcorder

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Samsung Camcorder eating tapes Is there anything can be done to stop my camcorder from eating tapes during playback or recording? It doesn't seem to have a problem during rewind or fast forward. the ...

Question about SC-L906 Camcorder

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tapes i have a small sharp camcorder that eats up every tape i put in. what can the problem be? Clean the rollers of the tape transport mechanism with spirit, failing which you can use whisky as well.

Question about GR-AXM17U Camcorder

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camcorder eating tapes when i put tape in the camcorder it pulls tape in an will eat tape up.but if i don't hit play it will just pull small amount of tape out but never tries to wind the tape back up

Question about GL2 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Eating tape when I try and record or rewind tape Eating tape its sounds like the tape deck needs to be cleaned

Question about PV-L751 VHS-C Analog Camcorder

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...eats tapes in record or playback modes O heck my friend, the reason cameras eat tapes is simply because the capstan and heads need cleaning, odd how everyone forgets cleaning these last 10 years. ...

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