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I have an Elura 90 that has suddenly started to show horizontal lines of different video images at the same time; one will show as a still picture and the other will be the video which I'm trying to show. It only does it on parts of different tapes, not all. I have cleaned the heads several times to no avail.

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  • dcludwig Jul 15, 2008

    I'm not sure what was meant by the ok button; I took it to mean the record button. Using the record button I tried this several times with no change. Was this correct or did I mis-understand?

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Hello,

There is a line sometimes in the lcd of the camera that can be capture when taking picture. this could be not visible but the camera itself can detect it. try to fix some connection of the lcd to the designate circuit of the camera. or may contact the service center of your camera or maybe the vendor can fix it for you for free.

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Here is a copy of the manual if you don't have one

Pages 120 and 132 tell you what the ok button is all about.

Has this tape been used more than once?

If so try a different tape that hasn't been previously recorded over. If you reuse a DV tape without erasing it first, that condition can happen.

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Hello sir

If it happens more in bright light than in low light it is caused by the shutter inside the lens not opening & closing properly. If the shutter gets stuck open it will allow too much light to reach the ccd causing the electronics to overload and cause the stripes. Since the video function doesn't use the shutter in the lens it isn't affected.

There is a slight chance the problem could be in the electronic circuit but that isn't as likely as the shutter being the problem.

It would need to be disassembled and the shutter repaired.

thank u

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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Hello!!

Firstly switch off the camera
press and hold the ok button and turn the camera on and off for few times
whilst keeping this button depressed

Regards
Smilemaker.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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