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Canon ZR930 video camera states "remove cassett" but when I go to eject the tape, the part of the camera that encompasses the tape raises up but does not open to allow the tape to be removed. The camera won't do anything witht he tape as far as fastforwarding, recording etc.


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Canon ZR930 video camera states "remove cassett" but when I go to eject the tape, the part of the camera that encompasses the tape raises up but does not open to allow the tape to be removed. The camera won't do anything witht he tape as far as fastforwarding, recording etc.


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