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Streaks in playback

Lately, my camcorder will show horizontal pixel streaks while playing back. I'll see the actual image on every other line and it's moving along in actual time while the other lines remain frozen of another image altogether. Then, it "catches up" and runs fine. However, I need to play something for a crowd and I need to have the actual image I've taken. Are you familiar with this?

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The first thing i would do would be to try a head cleaning tape-if that doesn't help see in your book or menus if you can adjust the tracking on the camcorder-when the tape heads get worn over time they need to be aligned and that is what tracking does-some older models allow you to manually adjust-good luck!

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