4 cassettes, 4-1 cassette types, 4-2 inserting and ejecting cassettes – Sony HDW-M2100 User Manual
3-4-1 Cassette Types
This unit uses the following HDCAM cassettes for
The unit can also play back the following cassettes.
• Digital Betacam cassettes
• MPEG IMX cassettes
• Betacam SX cassettes
• Betacam SP cassettes (metal tape)
• Betacam cassettes (oxide tape)
3-4-2 Inserting and Ejecting
It is not possible to insert or eject a cassette unless the
unit is powered on.
Inserting a cassette
Turn the POWER switch on.
Check the following points, then insert the cassette
in the orientation shown in the figure.
• Check that message “ERR-10” is not shown in
the time data/menu display section.
• Check that there is no slack in the tape.
The cassette is drawn into the unit, and the
STANDBY and STOP buttons light.
If message “ERR-10” appears in the time data/menu display
section, there is moisture condensation in the unit.
Removing slack from the tape
Press in one of the reels with a finger, and turn
gently in the direction shown by the arrows until
there is no slack in the tape.
Ejecting a cassette
Press the EJECT button.
Ejecting is a local operation. It is not possible to eject
a cassette in another unit by remote control.
If the tape slacks inside the unit, pressing the EJECT button
may not eject the cassette. For information about how to
remove the cassette in such a case, refer to the Installation