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Sony dcr-trv120 playback

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i have a sony dcr-trv120, recently it developed a problem with the playback, on screen the picture started to go pixelly in 3 lines across the screen now it has 3 grey lines (no picture) but the rest of the screen shows the picture perfectly, i have tried head cleaning tapes but as the picture is so good on the areas that work i can only assume something has failed with the pickup of the picture from the tape, if i playback to a tv the same occurs

thanks for any help

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Re: sony dcr-trv120 playback

The problem is with the video head. either it's dirty or broken. if cleaning tape is not solving the problem then i fear you have to get the head changed. an expensive repair.

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

Re: sony dcr-trv120 playback

I have the same problem on my sony dcr-trv320E. I have cleaned the heads, and still get the horizontal stripes on all tapes. Will bring it to a store to fix.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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