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Many times I get a blue screen and no playback when trying to view videos. Now it is all the time. Sometimes it does not record also. It appears to be recording, REC is in the viewfinder, but there is nothing when played back.

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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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