Question about Canon ZR100 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
Can you explain to me why my playback has gray lines through it?
Someone here recommended on another post to put the lense cap on &
videotape the blackness in a quiet room for 5-10 mins. I tried this as
a last resort & it worked. When I played back the tape, no more
skipping or gray lines. I had 4-5 SOLID gray lines with skipping video
& audio in between on every tape I put in. The person who
helped me solve this said: "the speed isn't linked with the last time you recorded on it. Frames
have an A/B part to them. If A is hitting B instead of A, a line
appears. I would try the head cleaner first, then blacken your used
tape (keep lens cap on and record in a quiet room) and try that."
My camera is a Canon zr80 digital camcorder. (Called Canon, they had me reset it & then recommended sending it in).
Posted on Nov 28, 2008
Generally the Grey Lines are either the heads are dirty or one of the heads is bad and the video drum needs to be replaced (since you tried a head cleaner most likely the latter)
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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