Leaving the Mini DV tape in the cam

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  1. Google eye

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    When you leave the mini DV tape in for a long time , or the battery with it swicthed off , can this damage your cam?

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    No... when the tape is in the camcorder with the camcorder off, it is not in contact with the heads; it won't do any harm. For long term storage it is best for the tape if it is rewound and stored, but it won't hurt the cam.

    If the battery is not used for a long time it's not great for the battery, but it won't hurt the camcorder.
     

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