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Panasonic NV-DS27 - "playback blank"

I have a panasonic NV-DS27 video camera. It is recording OK but when I come to playing the tape back on the camera, it shows a blank screen and "play back blank". Could you please let me know how to rectify this as it is causing me great frustration.

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Re: Panasonic NV-DS27 - "playback blank"

Try to clean the video head using a blank new tape and fast forward it 5 times if needed...dont use a video cassette cleaner it will ruin your video head...

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I also have the same problem and after almost buying a replacement I thought I would try one time to get it to go.

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