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"fail" flashes on the screen for one camera

For one of my cameras wired to my digital sprite 2 reciever, I often get a "fail" signal for that camera. It seems to work at times and "fail" at others. Anyone have any idea as to why this could be? Power supply? Wiring? Any solutions. Thank you

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What make and model is the camara. check the wiring to the camara. also have you ever tryed swaping over the camara to another port see if it dose the same on that.

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Sounds like a low signal voltage from the camera, should be 1v peak to peak, read with peak meter.

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