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Grey lines in video.

I'm just wondering if this is a problem with the head?

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It's like that when I play back a tape. Not when using the camera mode.

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  • roliver5150 Jun 01, 2008

    I have the same problem when trying to view any tapes we'd previously recorded. It doesn't work when you want to record new footage either. We've tried headcleaner tapes, as well as rubbing alcohol and q-tips. No success with either. And when I enquired about having it repaired, I was advised to just buy a new one, as repair costs will be more than a new camera will cost at this point.!

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    Was there ever a fix to the grey line problem?

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Call canon support 1800-ok-canon they fixed my camera for free its a recall problem. you get it back in about 2 weeks. good luck

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I also have the same problem but cleaning the heads didn't work, any other solutions?

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