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Playback problems hi. my camera was working perfectly untill one day after filming some skateboarding videos my camera would not playback any footage. when i rewind the tape and press play the picture pops up for about 2 seconds and then the lcd goes blue. nothing is showing up in my viewfinder either. when i press fast forward you can see the video fast forwarding.. plz help me! ive tried cleaning it with a cleaning cassette a couple of times but it doesnt change anything. anyone that can help plz contact me at

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Re: playback problems

Try to open the cover and clean the video head with a clean piece of paper dampened with a little alcohol. place the paper on the head using your finger and slowly moved the drum. donot move the paper up or down just move the drum slowly. the symptom also indicate that the head had reach its peak point and need to be replace with a new one. good luck!

Posted on Jan 30, 2007

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