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Yashica Samurai Video 8 playback

I own a Yashica Samurai Video 8, which has a problem with the playback. I hit play and then the video plays for 3 seconds, then it stops and the 'CAUTION' light becomes lit. I have hours of home movies on this camera and would really like to see them again, as well as put them on VHS. any help is appreciated

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Re: Yashica Samurai Video 8 playback

If you're interested in having your video8 recordings digitized, you can check out our website at  We offer a convenient digitizing service at an excellent price.
For your tapes, if you've tried it on several cameras, it may be that your tapes have been damaged or deteriorated with old age.  You can take them to a professional to have them cleaned and treated, but that is no guarantee that they will work thereafter, I'm afraid.

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