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Help! Hi There, Hoping you can help with my problem. We had our video camera serviced 12 months ago. When we record everything is ok. When I playback the recording there are lines throughout the video. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Regards Angela

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    When I play or record, I get thick grey lines.  Help!

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Someone here recommended on another post to put the lense cap on & videotape the blackness in a quiet room for 5-10 mins. I tried this as a last resort & it worked. When I played back the tape, no more skipping or gray lines. I had 4-5 SOLID gray lines with skipping video & audio in between on every tape I put in. I think the person who helped me solve this said that it was a result of the tape alignment going off.

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    blake13 Jan 12, 2013

    5 gray lines: Canon ZR90 Fix! This works! Thanks merowe637 I love the internet. Hey Canon, give this solution to your customers. Don't tell them they need to buy a new camera. That's just bad business in my opinion.

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