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T-160 vhs tapes

They are defective What should I do?

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  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    My BASF T-160 "Extra Quality" video tapes often display a wandering thick horizontal line of static during playback, ruining the image of programs I've recorded over the years. This may or may not be associated with fast fowarding or reversing to cue the tape. My local video store person told me that these extra-long tapes use the same case as regular T-120 which is not properly designed to handle the extra amount. She says there is nothing that can be done as a repair. I'd be willing to cut out a big chunk to get the tape down to a manageable amount if that is the problem (and if I knew how to do that). Any suggestions would be welcome. Thanks

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No never cut the video tape at all.
ok
try it
with Help of your tape Rewinder unit(not in Video plaer deck) do forword and rewind for four -to five times and allow the tape for drying with the Room tempreature. then chek the quality of play back.
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fine next time you try to regular T-120 -type tape
or copy with T-120-instead of T160. that will defenily help you.
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best of luck.

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