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I was watching a video on my camera and I carefully took it out to put in another. I may have bumped the wrong button but the next tape did not show any images. I got out more of my takes with known images on them but I still cannot view them on my camera. What did I do wrong?

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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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