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Some tapes won't play back

For some reason, I can play back some tapes and others won't allow me to. I get the blue screen with no counter. It will rewind, ff etc. I am able to record and playback. Is this due to the tapes being over 3-4 years old and need cleaning? How can I clean them?

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Hey there.

yes, this is due to different span of time of the tapes.. tapes longer than 4 years start to grow molds, thus, all the tapes needs regular cleaning. if its not clean, then it wont br readable.

there are cleaners out there and you can purchase one from any electrical stores.

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