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I have a Sony DCR-PC109 and I cannot insert a cassette. The cartridge won't go down with a cassette inserted. Please help!!! I have a graduation ceremony to record tomorrow!!!


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The problem is caused due to the failure of the dew sensor on the camcorder. Turn on the camcorder and leave it for one hour to see if it resets. Otherwise I am afraid the dew sensor has to be replaced. If that is the case then you should contact the nearest camcorder repair tech to get it fixed ASAP. You can use our repair directory to find a tech in your area.
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If this condition only occurs with as cassette inserted to load this may indicate a condition where the cylinder which holds the video heads is not spinning up when requested by the system control microprocessor.
If the door will not latch closed with/or without a cassette inserted this can indicated a mis-timed condition of the tape loading mechanism.

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Try closing the door without a cassette loaded whilst the unit is powered from its AC Adaptor - under certain conditions this may allow the mechanism to reset and may allow the door to then close.

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