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Sound scratchy Have completed taking a video scene and on replaying what was taken in VCR mode, the sound is scratchy and when the sound is audible its scratchy and not for very long. I then decided to put in an old cassette with a previous recording which I had good sound quality, and on replaying the same problem occurs - scratchy sound with it audible only sometimes. Plse help.

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Re: Sound scratchy

Seems to me that the first thing you want to do is find out if your problem comes from the camera speakers/output, or if it records them scratchy. Take one of the "scratchy" cassettes, and play them on another device to see if it transfers bad audio. If it does, then you're worst off offcourse, more of a repair. If it doesn't you can decide you don't need a repair, as long as it does the job. Good luck

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