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Having problem with sound playback from TDK Metal 8 tapes

I'm using a Sony DCR-TRV103 Digital Handycam and I'm trying to transfer TDK Metal HS 8 tapes to DVD. picture plays back fine but the audio is very poor. is this a digital/analog problem? Thanks Brandon

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I don't remember where I read it, but somewhere like this site.
Just as you start the play back, give your camera a bump with the heal of your hand. This has worked a couple times, and the issue seems to be with just the metal tapes. My husband was a bit appalled until it worked. It might not solve the issue long term, but I was wanting to recover baby footage so I wanted to just get it done.

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