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Sanyo camcorder no more color

I have approx. 16 year old Sanyo camcorder, it won't record or play in color anymore.
It has recorded about 12 tapes ( 60 min. tapes ) in its life.
I even tried an old tape, I know is color it won't even play in color.

It is Model VMRS2


Any ideas ??
Thanks!!!

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  • tvbear Mar 19, 2008

    Hi Dan,

    Makes sense , Thanks for your help!! I will probably just leave
    it is too old to fix. Appreciate your help !( in case others are
    wondering I did try to clean the head, was not dirty and did not help )




    Regards Ted

  • tvbear Mar 19, 2008

    Hi Dan, Thanks for the information, it makes sense, as I have already cleaned the head.

    Appreciate it

    Thanks!

    Ted

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If the head/drum motor is a bit off speed, the first indication will be a loss of color. This can be casued by a bad cap not allowing hte motor to lock speeds correctly. This is not a repair that can be done by a novice. This will be about $150 or so to repair.
Dan

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