Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette
✤ When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply
This may cause a malfunction.
✤ Do not use any Tape other than Mini DV cassettes.
1. Connect a power source and slide the TAPE
EJECT switch and open the cassette door.
The cassette holding mechanism rises
2. Insert a tape into the cassette holder with the
tape window facing outward and the
protection tab toward the top.
3. Press the area marked PUSH on the cassette
holding mechanism until it clicks into place.
The cassette is loaded automatically.
4. Close the cassette door.
Close the door completely until you hear a
When you have recorded something that you wish to keep, you
can protect it so that it will not be accidentally erased.
a. Protecting a tape :
Push the safety tab on the cassette so that the hole is
b. Removing the tape protection :
If you no longer wish to keep the recording on the cassette,
push the write-protect tab back so that it covers the hole.
How to store a tape
a. Avoid places with magnets or magnetic interference.
b. Avoid humidity and dust prone places.
c. Keep the tape in an upright position and avoid storing it in
d. Avoid dropping or knocking your tapes.