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I do not see any
The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the vewfinder LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.
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on Apr 29, 2011
I have several mini tapes
The tape has a brake on the rear of the shell, it's accessed through a small rectangular slot.
Could be faulty or something jammed in the hole.
Place a small screw driver into the slot and carefully see if the brake releases OK.
It should move freely as it's spring loaded.
on Apr 22, 2011
I have a Panasonic PV-GS250
There is a flaw in the tape casing that was present during manufacture, since all the others work fine I recommend not using the one you are having issues with, eventually it will jam in the camcorder causing more serious problems that will lead to an expensive repair bill.
on Apr 22, 2011
Mini dv tape won't eject, says push reset button
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This error indicates a cassette mechanism malfunction.
It happens usually when you don't operate the camecorder for long time leaving the cassette inside and the battery attached.
You can remove this by following these steps:-
1. Open the cassette housing and nock GENTLY with your finger tip
on the cassette cabinet (particularly on the position marked "push") until the cassette is released.
2. Push on the right place (marked "push") to close and then close the
3. Operate the cassette (play, fast forward/backward).
Repeat the above steps several times until the problem is gone.
Advise: Remove the battery and cassette when leaving the camecorder for long period without being operated, and store the camcorder in a dust/humidity protected place.
Good luck and have a nice day.
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on Mar 30, 2010
Internal Battery Dead?
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on Sep 20, 2009
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