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Pixels instea of clear picture

After half a day recording, I looked at the footage at home and after half of the cassette the picture suddenly went from clear into bis pixels, you can hardly see what should be on the tape, but mainly the whole record consists of pixels. I used a cleaning tape, but it didnĀ“t get better!
Is it a problem with the record head or with the electronic?

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The problem is with the tape...Never rewind tape in the play mode for some reason it will screw it up.
And only use good tape such as...
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