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I have a Canon Elura 100 that "thinks" it is playing back a video and the tape is winding in the machine, but all I see in the viewfinder is a blue screen and there is no sound.

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    Turns out the problem was more simply resolved - I got a head cleaner from Radio Shack and ran that through about 5 times - problem resolved 100%!!

    Thanks for the response, though!

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Try connecting it to a tv with the audio video cord and see if you get anything then. If not then there is probably an internal problem. which i know that from one repair Camera company would cost 199 to get anything internal fixed so you will want to try to get a local repair person to look at it and maybe its jsut a simple fix.

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