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Panasonic pv-gs55 push the reset switch

Hi. illem having problems trying to record or watch recorded video.
every time i start to record it the screen turns blue and it tellsme to push the reset switch i do thatand it goes back to normal but as soon as i try to record agai i does the same thing, same goes when i try to watch something on the tape that i recorded before this started.
Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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  • annapepper Dec 17, 2008

    hello i have exactly the same problem, i think there is something wrong while trying to run the tape, there must be something wrong with the little things that make the tape run...have you solved this??? help please!



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SOURCE: Panasonic PV-GS32 Problems with Playback

Wit wait WAIT!!! isent this a mini dvd recorder??? I've seen a dirty lens cause this BUt if the lens is clean The problem could be in the cucuit BUT try cleaning first as described in your owners manual. Good LUCK

Posted on Apr 30, 2006

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SOURCE: "Tape Not Inserted" on Panasonic PV-DV203 palmcorder

hai, If you are service engineer you can do this problem, Please, check the cassette IN sensing Switch. The place of the Switch is right side of the mechanism, Clean S/w with IPA solution & check. It will be ok or other wise you have replace s/w or mechanism.

Posted on Nov 10, 2006

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I had the same problem but without the needing cleaning message on my Pana PvGs12, weird as it sounded, I stopped it but left it on and gave it a whack on my palm and then tired playing it again and it fixed it. But I have heard it may also need professional head repair and that it may be out of alignment too? Try switching from doing it in the camera mode and or in the playback mode. I'd also try the reset button.

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SOURCE: PV-GS9 mini dv playback problem

I covered several threads that recommended buying a Mini DV cleaner and running it up to 4 times. They also suggested to change to change your video tape as it may have been the cause of the original problem.

These solutions may have worked for many but not me. My camera was becoming progressively worse. It went to blue bars and no sound to no picture at all...just blue. After using a cleaner 4 times I became frustrated to the point I was going to buy a new camera.

However, with the camera still playing, I did the typical guy thing and rolled up my fist and gave it a good hit along side of it. Remarkably it went back to just the blue bars. I hit it again and it went back to a perfect picture. I'm not saying this will work for you and hitting it too hard could make things worse but I was at a point where I didn't care any more and took a chance that paid off.

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