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Will not play back video on any cassette. It appears to record ( you can see live video through viewer as you are trying to record) . When you switch to playback mode there is only a blue playback screen. Even on tapes that I know have video from past year.

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Video head is dirty.clean by HEAD CLEANING CASSETTE. Read user manual.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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