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Camcorder Problem HELP FAST....

The camcorder will not record correctly....the picture it produces is bad. It is black and white and it becomes all wavy. you can anything through the lens or anything....not picture at all.... Is there a master reset button or something.....HELP ME PLEASE. Or anything else you can help me with will be very much appreciated. Canon Camcorder ntsc ZR70

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