Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?
When I insert the cassette into the camera, I hear noise like it is setting up, but when I press play or record, whether I'm in the VCR mode or the Camera mode, it whirrs for a moment, then stops. When I open the camera to take the tape out, sometimes the tape is hanging out of the cassette, sometimes it's not.
Also the power light blicks twice quickly.
\015\012The tape hangs out of the cassette which means that one of the wheels that move the tape or one of the motor moving the wheels is gone weak or is faulty.the power light blinking quickly also indicates that the motor part or wheel part is faulty.\015\012To solve this--the wheel and motor needs to be checked properly and the faulty part should be replaced.in most of such cases that i have seen--its the faulty motor that causes this.\015\012its a common problem and fixing the motor or wheel does not cost much.\015\012
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When I insert the cassette into the camera, I hear noise like it is setting up, but when I press play or record, whether I'm in the VCR mode or the Camera mode, it whirrs for a moment, then stops. When I open the camera to take the tape out, sometimes the tape is hanging out of the cassette, sometimes it's not. Also the power light blicks twice quickly. Thanks. Bill Freeman
\015\012The tape hangs out of the cassette which means that one of the wheels that move the tape or one of the motor moving the wheels is gone weak or is faulty.the power light blinking quickly also indicates that the motor part or wheel part i ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
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