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Hi8 Playback Compatibility with Digital* Camcorders

Is there a list of Digital8 camcorder models that can playback Hi8 (and/or 8mm) tapes recorded on a Hi8 (or 8mm) camcorder?

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I believe all Sony model DCR-TRV2XX and 3XX would play Hi 8 and ST8
Such as DCR-TRV265, DCR-TRV285 DCR-TRV340, DCR-TRV355
I hope that give you some ideas

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When I press record a tape with a line through it appears and also and arrow with a line under it.. and it makes a beeping sound and blinks.. Please help


Make sure that you are using a Digital8 tape. There were 3 types of 8mm tapes made...Digital8, Hi8, and plain 8mm. This camcorder will only record on the Digital8 tape. There is a a tab on every tape that makes it impossible to record over. Check to see if that is in the wrong position. Also, check to make sure that you are not at the end of the tape. If none of the above has helped so far, there are a couple more things you can try yourself. You might try a different tape or run a Sony head cleaning tape for about 5 to 10 seconds. If you have tried all of this and still no luck, it is maybe time to take it to to an experienced technician for repair.

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I have a GE CG818A Camcorder, when I play it it only plays black and white. Was wondering if there is a used Sony or any camcorder that would play my Video8 P6-120MP tape, in color.


I have the exact same camera and same exact same problem. Any analog Video8 or Hi-8 camcorder or VCR will play these tapes.

By using the same cassettes as Hi8, many (NOT ALL) Digital8 (produced by Sony exclusively) camcorders are able to play analog Video8/Hi8 recordings, preserving compatibility with already recorded analog tapes.

you can connect Digital8 camcorders to your computer to download your movies for editing or Internet use.

As of 2008, Digital8 camcorders have been removed from the equipment offered by Sony.

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Can I use Hi8/Digital8 NTSC tapes in my DCR_TRV250E?If so would I be able to playback recorded tapes on the UK televisions?.


DCR-TRV250E is a PAL version camera of the Digital8 format.
Yes you can use Hi8/Digital8 NTSC tapes. The camera will record a PAL digital picture on the tapes which means that you can play back the tapes in PAL and therefore you will be able to playback recorded tapes on UK televisions because they are also of the PAL format.

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Cannot playback digital8 tapes on sony dcr-trv250


dear
you need nt worry for that , i want to ask u between these 9 year how many time does you get your camcorder serviced ...like you go for bike or car.

so, i would like to tell u that the symptoms which you are telling are related to the problem in tape path of the camcorder ,nothing more then that ,audio breaks and video glitches are their which is the problem, you can contact me for any kind of further help.

take your camcorder to near by service centre as it would nt be possible for u to align the tape path as we need CRO and other jigs and tools for aligning the tape path .

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Sony TRV460 D8-->Hi8 switching


I too was having a problem playing back my 8mm in my TRV460. The audio and video was both very glitchy. I tried what dyz66 said and rewound to the start of the tape,and then recorded about 10 seconds of meaninless video. After that the whole tape played nice and clear. Thanks for the idea. I believe from here on out I'm going to buy some new tapes to try and avoid this.

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Playback


Recording and playing a new tape worked for me too. Thanks!

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Playback *stops* on tapes where I used Aux input to record


It could be that.. you generally want a timebase corrector to properly record from analog tape to some other medium. But maybe not. Most tape-based devices also include a tension sensor, to detect the end-of-tape. If you're using tapes that are too old, cheap, etc. it could be that you're seeing this triggered.

I recommend trying the same VHS recording with a good quality, fresh tape. If it's still kicking off, you at least know it's due to the camcorder having issues with sync or something on the tape. If it works, blame the old tapes.

It's probably camcorder dependent, but I have done tape restorations using Digital8 and DV equipment, and have never known a camcorder to cut itself off due to dropouts or other problems on the tape -- mine just play through. So I think it's at least possible that it's just the tape.

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mechanical alignment! try to record for a minute and playback the result on another player/recorder, not on your camera, if the playback is not okay then your camera needs alignment, you need pro fix. You said that you've done manual cleaning already, maybe you dis aligned the mechanical parts accidentally, applying too much force on the mechanical parts of your small unit tends to bend, dislocate or move these parts out of alignment. defective videohead will never playback good video, and you said that it seems to correct only a few minutes of playback.

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