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Will not playback tapes

Playback mode shows icons and tape counter working but no sound or image when playing back tapes. Screen is blue and tape appears to be playing (can hear it working) but no sound and no image appear. When fast forwarding or rewinding in play mode----the screen is black rather than showing recorded tape. Began when a friend was having the same problem with her TRV-118. She tried ours with her tape and suddenly ours stopped working in the playback mode as well. Now none of our tapes work in the playback mode when playing back tape on the camcorder. Thanks for you suggestions !!!! Jeff

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Re: Will not playback tapes

A sony cleaning cassette may clear the gunk from your friend ' s possibly ? bad tapes ( do not rewind it - or the gunk will be redeposited ) ; if still no video , get an estimate to have your heads and guides cleaned . . . professionally ;

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