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This Error refers to Tape Jam.Just take off the top of the deck, unscrew additional screws if necessary, then take the tape out. Try not to break anything.

Once done, it would fix the issue.

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Sony DSR-80... | Answered on Jun 13, 2019


Sony DSR-80... | Answered on Nov 26, 2013

Based on the pictures, it appears to be the same format as computers and monitors (at least those sold in the U.S.).

Sony DSR-80... | Answered on Oct 26, 2013

uR error means 02:603 Detected slack tape during PLAY and REC.This thing happen.
1 if your tape is have moisture in it
2.IF You have over use your TAPE more then 100 times
3.if there dirty in tape parts and pinch roll and head drum

So clean the tape part head drum ,with Sony cleaning cloth Manley .The re set all the error by going to maintenance menu.

Sony DSR-80... | Answered on Mar 24, 2011

The part number for the cassette assembly is A8312671F and it is around 500.00 NOT 200.00 as quoted in the article, and this price comes from the store that is reccommended in the article.

The service manual with the part numbers and prices is 9-977-696-22.

Sony DSR-80... | Answered on Nov 03, 2009

Firmware Update is needed.

FUNCTION IMPROVEMENTImprovement of Disc Servo firmware to correct "DRV ADJ err" or "DI read err" error message appearance. COMPATIBILITY INFORMATION
1.) If this model is used in combination with PDW-U1 or PDW-U2 ,upgrade XDCAM drive software to v2.3.2 or V3.1.1 or higher respectively.
2.) Windows & Mac FAM Drivers must be upgraded to V2.3.0 or higher beforehand
3.) XDCAM BROWSER must be upgraded to V1.3 beforehand.
4.) CONTENT BROWSER must be upgraded to V1.1 or above beforehand
5.) If PDW-F800, PDW-HD1500 or PDW-F1600 is used in combination with this model, it must first be upgraded to V1.71 or higher.
6.) HDCA-702 used with this model must be upgraded to V1.10 or higher.

1.) Execute "All File Save" to Memory Stick before starting the upgrade,after the upgrade please execute "Factory Preset" followed by "All File Load" from MS.
2.) Be sure to use external DC Power,Battery not recommended.
3.) Implement software update without disc inserted.
4.) Set VDR power save switch to STBY position.
5.) Disconnect all I-Link and Audio cables.
6.) If the Power is turned OFF during the process,restoration of the software package will not be possible, be careful.
7.) Follow the installation instructions in the Release Notes.

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