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No Color My Aiwa HV-MX1 has suddenly lost color, all tapes are now black/white??

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  • Ann Garrett Feb 06, 2007

    Hi Wiz:

    Thanks for your promt answer. Unfortuantely, I only have a Quick Start Guide for this player and I do not know what a Video Head is. Have taken the unit apart, but it is all Greek to me. Best regards, Ann

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Did u try cleaning the video head? heres how! unplugged the unit. open the cover. get a piece of clean white paper. put a little alcohol on it. place your finger on the paper and slowly touch the head but not too much force then gadually move the drum back and forth. donot move your finger up or down. just clean it horizontally by slowly moving the drum leaving your finger stationary. let it dry and test. if the problem persist see a doctor(technician), u have a problem with the color circuits. good luck!

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