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Stuck in "stop" mode, Viewed tape just for a few seconds. I don't have a manual.

\015 MY son gave me this camcorder several years ago. Sharp VLE37U. I only used it once way back when. Hooked it up today and started viewing something I taped back then. It only played for a few seconds and stopped. Indicator is highlighted as "stop" and I can't get it to do anything else in the vcr mode. It will record in the camera mode. My problem is I don't have a manual to guide me. \015\012\015\012Thank you.\015\012Gary\015

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It wasn't a digital camera problem. It's a camcorder . I still have the problem.
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