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Playback Hello everyone i am facing serious problem with my handycam sony dcr trv 285E. I simply cannot playback any cassette in my camcorder in the play/edit mode i tried cleaning the head but the result is the same. So pls someone help me. Everything else is working fine and all the indicators too.

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Re: Playback

If the camera is going on in the play mode and you are getting a blue screen with play indicator it is mostly due to dirty head. what have you used for cleaning the head. take the help of repairer for cleaning as he will do so after opening the cover. if that doesent solves the problem then get the video head checked for any damages such as broken tips.

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if all the indicators i.e. battery condition, play mark, counter, etc are visible on the screen then it can be a simple problem of dirty video head. try using a head cleaning cassette or do the head cleaning manually, Open the cover by removing three screws on the right hand side next to the viewfinder. Slide it little towards front and pick it up. The video head will be visible.

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