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Black horizontal lines on playback. Happened after I tried to dub tapes to a video capture device usung a S-video cable.

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This is usually caused by an oxidized or defective Audio/Video drum. Try running a cleaning tape through the camera. If this does not solve the problem the camera will need to be repaired qualified service technician.

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How to conver analog vedio to digital


you need following Equipment


  1. PC
  2. Analog Capture Card (you can find prices here)
  3. Sound card (some capture cards has their own audio input)
  4. Cables
  5. VHS Player/Camcorder
  6. Capture Software (Windows Movie Maker 2 can do this)
and perform these Steps








  1. Hook up your capture device to your computer
  2. Turn on your PC, install the drivers
  3. Hook up your analog player to your capture card with the cables
  4. Load your capture software
  5. Set the capture options (video and audio)
  6. Start the capture process
  7. Start the playback on your analog device
  8. Once the analog device has finished, press stop
  9. Stop the capture process
  10. Save the video










Remember, you capture card merely records the signals that comes from you analog device. If the footage is blurry and choppy, it's probably because of aged tapes or dirty video heads.


Good luck, do rate the solution if helped

Nov 30, 2010 | Televison & Video

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How to convert analog video to digital format.


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Horizontal grey lines on tape playback


please state the age of your devices. It can help a great lot in solving your problems. The lines that you get aren't continuous, are they? They appear to be going up and down, are different sizes and shift as the tape plays, yes? well, this is simple. You need to clean your recording head.

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