Are you having problems with your tape transport or mechanical assembly on your Sony HVR Z1u camcorder?
We have an informative video where we go over this problem as well as troubleshooting tips. When the mechanical assembly of your camcorder is not working correctly it can display problems in many ways. The video camera can display an error such as C 32:30, C 32:11, C 32:23 and C 32:22. The camcorder can also have picture problems such as no playback picture, playback picture starting and stopping or audio and video dropouts. When your camcorder is displaying a tape transport problem, the camcorder can also damage or may be eating tapes.
We would be happy to help troubleshoot any problem you are having with your Sony HVR-Z1u camcorder. Just give us a call and one of our technicians would be happy to speak with you.
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Actual customer complaints with mechanical tape transport problems on their Sony HVR-Z1u camcorder.
“There is a tape stuck in my camcorder and I can hear an abnormal noise coming from the tape area, it is making a clicking noise.”
“Error Code C 31:23 Will not play or record a tape that has been recorded on this camera.”
“Tape is not loading and unloading right, it gets stuck and I have to help the tape out.”
“Tape is hung about half way going into camera. Tried resetting camera several times, still does not work.”
“My Sony HVR Z1u, has a problem with tapes. Message is tape is locked, but my taped isn’t locked.”
“Every time I put a tape in the camcorder, it tells me to reinsert the cassette.”
“When I do a new recording the picture goes from good to bad, good to bad . It stutters.”
“Tape eject is messed up. Has slowly gotten worse over time. Error C:31:42”
“Sony HVR-Z1u is sporadic in recording. Image appears in monitor but does does not appear on playback – get a blue screen.”
“Tape loading trouble. Video record and playback trouble [intermittent].”
“Short blank sections on the miniDV tape.”
“Sony error C 31:22 and will not rewind or fast forward”
“when removing the tape the mechanism raises very slowly and then opens the tape door very slowly.”