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Picture is jittery and voice is garbled with noise in background

Hi! After I have recorded a program and I want to playback the program the tape runs with a jittery picture and the voice cannot be understood. There is also a background noise. Please help me solve this problem. Thank you. Joan I've had my VCR/DVD player for a few months. It has worked beautifully until a few days ago when the constant vertical jumping during video playback began. I have twice tried a video head cleaning cassette and tried the +/- CH. button many, many times all to no avail. It's a JVC HR-XVC17 which I ordered with my Air Miles. I don't want to have to pack it up and mail it for warranty work. I can't afford a repair shop. Any help would be truly appreciated!

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Hello sneakymouse

It looks like you may have a servo or servo sync problem in either your recorder or your player. These are signs of such a problem. The circuitry that governs these function might be beginning to malfunction. Technically there is nothing that you can do in the way of repairing this unit you would have to have specialized equipment to trace down the source of the sync problem which is effecting your system. If you can not afford a repair shop right now I would suggest that you use your warranty and get it fixed. More than likely it is a problem with the servo IC or the sync oscillator circuitry.

I hope this helps,

Thank you,

Shuttle83

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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