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Playback problems with previous recorded miniDV

It started to playback
without sound and worse, in chunky, blocky bits.
Picture will look normal in slow motion; but at
normal speed, the streaky blocks will appear again.
Initially, I thought that it's the tapes but this
problems affects every single tape I have.
Have tried to clean the video head to no avail.
Now here comes the strange part - works fine for
newly recorded footage.

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  • evansL Sep 13, 2008

    The same as Vince 38.

    How do you reset the camera to the facory settings?


  • Rob Browne May 05, 2009

    Playback loses sound and picture streaky but then picture clears and becomes normal later on in the tape. Cleaned heads put still no better. Did playback tape once and was all good but on next playback became streaky. Is it because the tape has been in the camera too long or tape getting tight. If simple solution to problem alright but to get someone to repair it would be costly and might just as well buy a new camera.
    Any suggestions.

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Just check your setting and make your camera in default setting try to use the recommended tapes only

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