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When I turn the camera on and look into the view finder the sceen is wavy and does not show the images I want to record. The tape is VHS and appears to be moving but is not recording any images. The battery is new and is charged. I have tired to use the focus ring on the view finder but that does not make the wavy pattern go away or help focus on images.

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  • jghundley May 24, 2011

    The model # is CC507. Yes, the camera was manufactured in 1992 but has worked well up to this point. I have the owner's manual with some part numbers in it but they appear to be accessories.

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Hi,
What is model and brand of camcorder/ camera that is using VHS tape?
It seems it would be an old camcorder.
Thanks.

Posted on May 24, 2011

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    Shahid Electronics May 24, 2011

    OK, camcorder got leaky/ dried up capacitors problem and all capacitors should be replaced with same rating/ value to solve this problem. It requires to take apart camcorder in details and lots of soldering work on circuit board to replace bad capacitors. If you are handy with electronics and have good skills/ expertise in soldering work then can attempt to do this work by yourself as I do not think any camera technician would be willing to work on 20 years old camera.
    Hope these info will help.
    Thanks.

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