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The tape won't eject, the cogs try to move but appear to be stuck and then return to the original position.


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There is most likely a jam somewhere in the arms that eject the tape... is the battery fully charged? is the film defected? could it just need a thorough cleaning?
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The tape won't eject, the cogs try to move but appear to be stuck and then return to the original position.


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