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Gray bars across the screen...

Suddenly my hc40 display all cassette with gray bars across the screen and worst of it the capture software capture the movie with this gray bars. anyone can help me? did it passed away? (after ~25 hours or <3 yrs)

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  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    I just got this camera and I have the same problem. Everytime I record, when I play back, gray bars are across the screen. Enraged.

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Try to clean the video head using a blank new tape just forward it 5 times as need...do not use video cassette cleaner cause it too rough for the head....check the head if there no crack on it....if nothing you find it is time to replace the to the service center...

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