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Black Bars I have the NV-GS15 also, Whenever I play back a tape (either on the camera or TV) the picture is obscured by horizontal black bars Its not the tape thats at fault so it must be the camera?

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    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    please clean the head using head cleaning cassette , it is dirty

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Try re-setting the camera by pushing the reset-switch with a small object (like a pen).

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1) The 4:3 / 16:9 option only optimises playback for that particular type of TV. The 4:3 setting also allows you to set the output between:

  • 4:3 PS - expands the picture vertically and horizontally which gets rid of the black bars, but you also lose the left and right edges of the picture.
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It is probably a dirty head. One camera i had i had to clean it much more often that i wanted to and certainly before any important shoot.

Here is a tip though. Always use the same make of tape (and code). If you do change your tape (or code) then clean the heads before you put in the different tape. this is all to do with "dry or wet" lubrication used on different tapes. i do not know enough about that to comment, but the tip comes form a very good source.

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