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Michael Rojas Posted on Nov 14, 2006

Horizontal green bars whenever I play my tape!

Hello. I have a Samsung SC-D363 Mini DV Digital Cam that I just got about 4 weeks ago. I played a tape for my sister, and then these green bars showed up. At first I thought it was the tape, but when I went to play all my other tapes, thery were all the same. Can you please give me advice?

  • plexi Sep 03, 2008

    this is the second camcorder that is doing the same thing. this is the first tape recorded or used in the camcorder.. whats up with this,and is there a fix for it?

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Thank you! I had the pink lines and terrible sound coming through on mine. I blamed my wife thinking she might have dropped while on vacation. You never really think about those things getting dirty and doing somthing like that. I bought the Dynex MiniDV Head cleaner and fixed it right up.

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What you need to do is fast forward tape (fast mode) and continuously check until the bars go away. Then rewind (slow mode)playing continously to make sure everything works.

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Same thing happens to me quite frequently (only pink bars) and if I play it for a couple of minutes, it goes away

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I've had a similar problem that I've solved using a head cleaner. I think it was about $20 at Target and is good for 30 cleanings.

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