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Our Aiwa MX100 doesn't play our pal system tapes

You can hear the audio perfectly but the image is black and white and really bad. However, it does play our regular ntsc system tapes with no problems at all.

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Re: Our Aiwa MX100 doesn't play our pal system tapes

Just Clean the Video heads with a Wet Type Head Cleaner. Do 2 or 3 runs. Should clear up the problem.

Posted on Feb 26, 2007

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if your vcr is a multisystem, select the proper system in your vcr for the video to be played. but if not, you cannot play your PAL in your NTSC vcr. good luck!

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