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Mini DV Camcorder

Hi, I cannot play any tape on my camcorder, when I press play it just shows a blue screen and you can hear it, but there's no picture. It seems like it's not winding the tape. Also when I try to record on my camcorder, you can't see anything only scribbles and streaks. Can someone help me. Thank you.

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Happened to me as well, banged the lens a few times and it started working again :-)

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