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Mini-tape will not play at normal speed.I cleaned the heads at least 5 times.I get gray horizontal bars across screen.Sony service and the manual said the heads need to be re-aligned.They want $189 to look at it.

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This site is BS you have to pay the fee or you will never get help do not waste your time

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