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Christmas URGENCY: monitor/viewfinder: blue screen, lines of white dashes

For no apparent reason camera refused to play tape; shows blue screen WITH lines of white dashes. Indicates it is recording (i hear slight whirring sound), but nothing recorded. Viewfinder/monitor show image of what the camera is pointed at.
HELP ! I was planning to digitize old home (VHS) movies for family Christmas presents. Now, I think I'm SOL.

Laura

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  • Lipizzanhors Dec 23, 2007

    We tried 4 tapes that we know played well before. Any other ideas?

    I'm desperate.

    Laura

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Remove the tape and just test that whether its recording or not and try to change the tape and then try

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