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My camcorder skips or shows a blue screen while playing. It will show ~1 frame for a second, and then go blue, the time code will stop, then jump ahead where the video will continue playing for a bit. Then it will freeze again. If you use fast forward or rewind, you can see that it captured all the images. So the data is there. Help!!

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  • Rob Ordon May 26, 2007

    I forgot to mention, when you look have the time code visible, during the pauses, it goes to --- -- ----, but during fast forward, you can see it count up with no breaks at all. if playing it will sometimes skip 10 seconds or more.

  • Spamfighter Nov 17, 2007

    It's just as ThaApe described. While importing video into iMovie, the picture will break up occasionally before dropping out altogether. It's not a matter of cleaning the heads.



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