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Sony Hi8 Our old Sony Handycam CCD-F77began to produce static looking white lines across the middle to bottom of screen during recording. We eventually bought a new one, but now I am trying to transfer the Hi8 to DVD. Is there any way to take that white line out? I have seen others doing that on some of America's Funniest Videos so I know it wasn't only my camera. Thanks, Teri

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If you see the line while in the camera mode (actually recording a scene), then the line will be on the recording most likely. Check your tape for damage by lifting open the front of the cassette (tab on left side of tape), pull tab back while opening cover and inspect for creases or damage. Either of these cases will be non-repairable (bad recording). If the tape path is out of line the then it may be possible to have a tech realign the tape path to correct problem.

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