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Camera won't playback or record poss damaged heads

Hi My ZR100 shows the screen fine and appears to be recording but nothing occurs on the tape, I have tried the tape in another camera so know that's not the problem, also when playing back it just shows a blue screen with the tape on it. Could the heads be damaged nothing appears to be loose, it rattles in exactly the same way as my Canon MD101 does. Any suggestions, ie is it worth getting it repaired, alternatively if anyone wants to make me an offer on it as all else is fine, then contact me on carl.j.brown@blueyonder.co.uk, Thanks

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  • dldd May 22, 2008

    It Records fine,but will not play back onthe tv it just shuts off.

    Who can repair it or Should I buy a new Battery,although it is fully charged?

  • barnensdag May 25, 2008

    When playing back it just shows a blue screen and its a little sound.

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    so cleaning the heads won't help? I've had this camera a year and a half it has this same problem.

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I think your problem is in the analog to digital converters. They seem to not be working, It is probably cheaper to buy a new camera rather than fixing yours.

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