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When I play back recorded video on my Sony HC20 video cam, Grey horizontal bars overlay the recorded video seen on the camera screen.I have used a "head cleaner tape" but did not work. Suggestions anyone? Thanks- J.H.

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Video recording is correct but recorded video is unable to see on video camera screen. Please guide what to do?

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Try using wet head cleaning tape. If no solution then need replace the video head if you can't do, go to service shop to change it

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