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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV460 Digital-8

The camcorder is showing just blue screen while playing after recording in tape. Memory stick videos are playing just fine

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  • tonyfranever Oct 27, 2008

    I am unable to view a picture through the lens of my TRV460E. I can playback cassetts but not capture film.

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Camera has dirty / clogged video head.
Use good quality video head cleaning cassette.

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  2. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  3. Play the tape.
  4. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  5. Clean the video heads of the camcorder using a dry head cleaning cassette.IMPORTANT: Follow the instructions for use provided with the head cleaning cassette. It may be necessary to use the head cleaning cassette more than once per session.
  6. Reinsert the tape into the camcorder.
  7. Play the tape.
  8. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  9. Insert a different tape with video footage into the camcorder.
  10. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  11. Play the tape.
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Sony will replace this part Free of Cost as they announced a scheme for such problem in DCR-TRV460
Please click Sony CCD Support for details.

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