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Grey Bars appear on video playback

Stationary grey bars are appearing on the video playback, no matter which tape I use. These grey bars do not appear during video recording

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The monitor you view while recording does not read from the tape where the problem is located, that's why you are not seeing them during recording.
Since they are not visible while recording, the video section is healthy, only the recording is faulty and it is unlikely you can do anything at home to correct it.
This may be a common problem and perhaps Canon is familiar with it.
I recommend you call their service line directly:

email: https://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportMailerAct&fcategoryid=227&modelid=12812

Phone: In the US: 1 (800) 828-4040

Posted on May 14, 2008

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