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Rolling of picture

I bought it in Dubai. Now I am in Canada. When I am trying to play in TV, picture is unstable/ rolling. In camcorder play looks perfectly ok. I believe some system is not matching with Canada TV & handycam from Dubai. Pls suggest 1990 Sony VCR, Video 8 tapes. Mono viewfinder. Colour recording.  PROBLEM: Picture in viewer is fine on playback all the time, but output image is unstable - sometimes! This is true using either output to aerial input on TV, or SCART connection.  Newly recorded material is fine as far as I can tell, but only short test recordings made. Material from a few years ago tends to be unstable from time to time. When it is unstable it seems to drift from slightly unstable to very unstable and back, and from B/W to colour over about 3 second intervals. It seems like tracking, but can't be as viewfinder is always fine (B/W viewfinder) What part of the playback/output circuit might be at fault?  Actual model is PAL Sony CCD TR45E. Thanks a lot fort any pointers you can come up with.

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I have a Handycam Video 8 CCD AF camera. I bought it in about 1993. The picture I'm getting is very fragmented, jumpy, and for them most part lacking color. I can barely see the images because of all the jumpiness. How do I fix this???

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Hi,
You camera is PAL and you are attaching with Ntsc TV or VCR. Both Pal and Ntsc are different systems and incompatible to each other.
If you want to see correct playback of your Camera, it requires Pal or Multi-System color TV.
Need further info, please let me know.

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