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Panasonic pvgs50d minidv camcorder- problems started when i couldnt see the record time half the time then as time went on I couldnt load a tape, but it will go down and i can close the cover without a tape and with a tape it wont go down and screen comes up "needs serviced" or press reset with any tape you load new or otherwise


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It seems like your carriage unit needs servicing.. basically the gears that load the tape and move the tape wheels have become worn.. You can attempt to repair this your self at the risk of rendering it useless. YOu can call a service center and let them service it or you can take it in to a profession technician and let him rebuild the gear to gear ratio for you ..
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