Question about Panasonic PV-GS300 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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No playback, only blue screen!

I've only owned this camcorder for a few weeks... I've recorded, viewed, and downloaded footage onto my computer successfully. Then... I had a tape get moderately stuck in the camera (but it was easily coaxed out), after this happened the camera requested that I push the reset button. I did. Now, when I try to playback footage I've shot I get nothing but a blue screen and the camera does not seem to recognize any timecode (it's like the tape is blank, but it's not...). I've also tried to record new footage and it doesn't playback either... It's like the camera thinks the tape is blank or it can't read the tape... Help!

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  • megapixel Nov 24, 2007

    HAVING SAME PROBLEM. TRYING TO RECORD... ONLY SHOWS BLUE SCREEN. DOESN'T RECOGNIZE THE TIME. TRIED RESETTING... NOTHING.



    ANY IDEAS? THX

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Try again after cleaning the video head. i think you will solve the problem.

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