Description of Problem 100000022486
Why is the machine not feeding the tape out?Description of Solution 200000028620
1. Check that the
cassette tape is not empty; there should be no vertical stripes, bars, or lines
on the clear ribbon. If there is, replace the cassette tape with a new
2. If the tape compartment cover is not closed completely, the tape
will not feed out. Open the cover and close the cover again, ensure it is
3. Try another
4. If the
batteries are weak or the wrong power adapter is used, it can cause the machine
not to feed the tape out.
a. If you are using
batteries, replace all eight “AA” batteries with all new alkaline batteries, NOT
just two or three.
b. If using an AC
power adapter, check the rating of the adapter. The recommend adapter for this
machine is the AD24ES or AD24. The label on the adapter should indicates
that it is an AD24ES or AD24, a Switching Adapter with an Output of 9V 1.6A. The
label should also indicate the + POSITIVE and the - NEGATIVE contacts of the
adapter plug. The outside surface of the tip at the end of the plug should
be + POSITIVE and the inside contact should be - NEGATIVE. Using a wrong
adapter can DAMAGE the machine internally and void the warranty. You can
order the adapter directly from Brother Accessory Sales Department at
1-877-552-6255 or at our website at http://www.brothermall.com.
If the problem
persists, your machine may require service.
The machine has a
two year limited exchange warranty. If the machine is in warranty, call Brother
Customer Service at 1-877-Brother (1-877-276-8437) for warranty
If the machine is
out of warranty, contact a Brother Authorized Service Center for repair by
clicking on the link below: