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I have a 2001 sony digital8 handycam and it will not playback anything on my tapes even if i just recorded something or someone, and i have tried new tapes. No matter what it will not play back anything and i dont have anything else, or know any other way to watch my old family movies.

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Have you tried using a cleaning tape? It may be the heads are dirty.
If not it may need a service, even if its unserviceable due to age they go fairly cheaply on ebay, and it may be wise to pick up a spare anyway.
But regardless with the age of digital8 and 8mm in general i would recommend backing up your tapes.
DVD recorders can now be bought very cheaply, If you buy a fairly good one (I have Liteon LVW-5006) It should have fire wire / DV link so you can transfer your pictures digitally you can then fairly easily edit your videos with something like "womble" on your PC

Don't forget to copy your disks every 5 years (or less depends how precious the films are and keep duplicates) and keep them well out of sunlight as DVD's quite often fail quite quickly, leaving one in the sun can kill it in hours.

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