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Showing pre recorded tapes as unreadable format

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Were the tapes recorded on that machine, or another? If they were recorded on that camcorder, there is probably a problem with dirty heads, or possibly a bad connection with a ribbon cable inside the camcorder. There are good, instructive videos and articles about cleaning heads, and there are different ways. I prefer to spray them with a head cleaner, and then use the special chamois cleaning tips made especially for video heads. You can easily damage the heads, so read up on how to clean them, or have someone service them. It is a delicate procedure, and best to read up on it, so you don't destroy the heads. If the tapes were recorded on another camcorder or device, there could be an incompatibility issue. That's about all I can think of, other than a hardware or software/electronic component issue. Hope this helps.

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