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SONY CCD-TRV37 8mm. video records with static in

SONY CCD-TRV37 8mm. video records with fuzzy static in the picture. When playing back on LCD or TV the video is very fuzzy. When I take tapes recorded a year ago and play then back, they are also showing some fuzzyness that was not there previously. What would cause the fuzzy recordings and what would cause the fuzzy playback of non fuzzy recorded tapes?

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  • chaffik Feb 09, 2010

    I tried cleaning the heads but it did not change anything. Please advise if there is another solution I could try.

  • chaffik Feb 10, 2010

    Sorry, What is the best way to do this? Thanks for all the help.

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When was the last time you "cleaned" the heads? Use a good commercial head cleaning tape. They have both "Wet" and "Dry" types. I prefer the "wet" over the dry. I think it does a better job but they are hard to find sometimes.
you can also do it manually with "foam" swabs and "methanol1.gif". Alcohol works but the methanol leaves less residue behind.

If that doesn't solve the problem the next step would be to take it to a repair shop for cleaning and re-alignment.

Posted on Jan 29, 2008

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Just use good quality Video Head Cleaning Cassette. Video head is dirty/ clogged.

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Hi,
Your camera ccd-TRV328 has defect with ccd imager that's why not giving picture in camera / recording mode. This part (ccd imager) needs to be replaced and good news Sony will replace it free of cost.
Please click Sony Official Website for details.
Regards,

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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No that is not the proble. In the recrding mode it does record the images as well, but the images are absolutely unclear and does not show any color.

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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TO REPLACE THE CCD ASSEMBLY. SOME MODELS ARE COVERED BY SONY WARRANTY EVEN AFTER WARRANTY PERIOD, BECOUSE OF FACTORY FAULTY CCD-S -ASK A SONY REPAIR CENTRE OR LOGIN TO THEIR WESITE GOOD LUCK: KOPASZ

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