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Panasonic NV-VP33, When you play back VHS tapes on the VCR the picture quality is poor & covered in inetrference have tried the tracking adjustment but this doesn't help. played a tape recorded on this machine on another VCR & the quality of picture seemed reasonable. Looking for advice as don't want to spend a fortune on a repair if this is sign of other problems about to happen

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Hi,sounds like your tape heads are dirty.Do not clean them with a tape cleaner as they do more harm than good.They need to be cleaned by someone who knows.Hope this helps. jamie

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