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Horizontal stripes on play back

When I play back a recording on my panasonic AG-DVC7 it has horizontal stripes accross the screen which also translate to the computer or tv screen. It happens on all tapes. And I've tried letting it sit without it's battery to see if it's just a fluke. I've also reset it a number of times. The image on the stripes is the last image seen before the camera is put into VCR mode. Please help me!
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The stripes are caused from one of the heads on the dd cylinder not updating. you need to stick a head cleaner in, if that does not solve the problem then either the head is going need a thorough clean or it is damaged. it will need replacing.

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