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Please advise if Sony TRV78E (nominally designated a Hi8 camcorder) will play back Basic Video8 tapes (not Hi8) - recorded with early camcorders having only a mono audio track. I have found that some Sony Hi8 camcorders with stereo audio will play the video ok but not the mono audio track. Nil Audio. I wish to edit early tapes and no longer have the original camcorder and am looking at purchasing a TRV78E at auction.Would appreciate your help. Thanks.


Answers :

Hi,
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\015\012Yes, this Camcorder model will play both Hi8 and standard 8mm cassettes.
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\015\012You can use both Hi8 and standard 8 mm video cassettes on your camcorder. When you use a Hi8 video cassette, recording and playback are carried out in the Hi8 system. When you use a standard 8 mm video cassette, recording and playback are carried out in the standard 8 mm
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\015\012If you play back a tape recorded on a different video recorder on your camcorder, the playback mode is automatically selected according to the
\015\012format in which the tape has been recorded.
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\015\012Hope this answers your query. Thanks
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