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Tape Ejection on my camcorder

by LUVIL / October 12, 2017 8:27 AM PDT

I have a Sony CCD-TVR37 camcorder and Im on playback transfering video to my computer, sometimes I can watch the whole tape with no problem but in the majority of instance the tape stops and eject. I try cleaning the heads but still the same

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These are the last days of such machines.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2017 8:33 AM PDT

Be sure to keep transferring out the content and GOOGLE the eject problem.

I do not suggest trying much on these as cleaning and repair have often meant the end of the unit. Transfer out your content then sell it as-is on Ebay.

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Tape ejection
by LUVIL / October 12, 2017 8:40 AM PDT

I undesratnd what you said bur I have not transfer yet. I had a quote from a California outfit for $118, they said is the tape mechanism has to be replaced. I really want to transfer those tapes and there is about 20 of those.

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Since only 20 tapes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2017 9:34 AM PDT
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Muddle on through with what ever works.

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