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Video breaks up

During playback my video images often break up and then will drop out altogether. There is no hint that this is happening during recording. It's completely random but seems to happen when the lighting is low. I can't tell if it's the camera or the tape. Cleaning the heads doesn't seem to help.

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  • Spamfighter Nov 20, 2007

    Thanks; unfortunately, it looks like I need a repair.

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What we do at work is run a tape in ff and rw that has been recorded with completely and then use a soft head cleaning tape for twenty secs if that doesnt work then it needs to go in for repair.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

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