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Dirty video head

I am using the Sony DCR-TRV260 NTSC with Hi8MP. When I am filming, sometimes it will say Dirty Video Head. I have RErecoreded over some cassettes probably 5 times. Is that my problem? Do i need to buy new cassettes? Also I saw you helped someone telling him to change the video head or clean it or something. What is the video head, and how do i change and/or clean it?

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Use good quality Video-8 head cleaning cassette to clean the head in camera.
Regarding replacement of video head, it requires skills and experience of camera repair work. If you have said knowledge, let me know to guide you further.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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