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How to disassemble and clean a Manfrotto 327rc2 ball head grip.


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I have a problem with the Panasonic AJ-D200. The tape will not close. The symptom developed after I loaded a head cleaning cassette. I then loaded a normal tape and now it won't close. I then changed this tape drive for a spare drive. Powered up the camera and tried again. I loaded a head cleaning cassette. Then loaded a normal cassette and now this one won't close. The problem seems to be with this head cleaning cassette but I cannot risk using another spare tape deck. I cannot see the


I came across this very problem on two Panasonic AJ-D200 and the problem seems to be a bit of plastic mould on some cleaning cassettes, As the cleaner is inserted it bends a piece of the cassette holding cage release mechanism which is made from alum ... Digital Cameras

Sony Digital Handycam DCR-TRV320E Signs are needing the heads cleaned - think horizontal bands while trying to play back - and sometimes pixeling etc cleaned heads but no change - can you suggest what else i can do please


Use good quality head cleaning cassette and if the result is same, contact Sony Service Center, they have Lapping Cassette for special head cleaning, yet same result, then video head will be replaced. ... Digital Cameras

My Canon Camcorder MV500i shows the message "clean recording head" more and more often, even after using a tape head cleaner. Can I clean it myself or is there a Canon Service Centre that could do it at a reasonable cost. Regards, Alan.


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I inherited a Manfrotto tripod with a a Manfrotto 3130 head attached. I purchased a very large lens and need to change the head, but I can't get the first one off. This is partially because I don't know how it is attached to the tripod. I would have guessed it simply screws on, but nothing moves when I try to unscrew it. Help please. Thanks, John


It does unscrew....just apply more force. ... Digital Cameras

I have an old Sony Hi8 Handycam model CCD-TR705E. Have not used it for about 4 years and decided to upload tapes to DVD via a DVD recorder. Worked fine for the first 5 hours of film then suddenly picture not visible (sound is fine) but when in review mode (press play then rewind without pressing stop) can see pictures. Have tried using a new head cleaning tape. Do you think this is very dirty heads or more serious? How can I fix it if head cleaner tape doesn't?


Try to use video head cleaning cassette one more time and check. Problem still exist then....There is a very special cassette used to clean much dirty video heads calls Lapping Tape. This is provided only to Sony Service Centers.You ... Digital Cameras

Tried cleaning my Sony gv-d200 vcr with a new Dynex® - 8mm Head Cleaner Model: DX-DA100511 it didn't work. It just got jamed, and would not load. After 3-1/2 hour I got it out. Went back to the store and got a new one. Same thing. I looked for a Sony 8mm Head cleaner Model v8-25cld, but their hard to find. Is there another head cleaner that will do the job?


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GR D240EK camcorder; I keep getting a message to clean the heads, even after cleaning.


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Sony dcr-trv260 playback has lines in it as if heads are dorty.. but when i clean it with cleaning cassete does not work


You may have to demagnetize the head. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Canon Rebel XSI. Lately, when I try to turn it on, nothing happens. I know there's a charged battery -- two, actually, because there's a battery grip. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. And sometimes the white balance button will flash repeatedly, even when the power is set to off. I've tried it without a lens. I've tried it without the grip. I've cleaned the gold contacts around the lenses and batteries. Any help would be appreciated.


Try replacing the battery. If that not works then go to any service centre and try removing the static charges. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic camcorder NV-GS70B which writes to mini DV tapes. I am now finding that on playback of tapes I have recorded it is losing the audio signal on some tapes. Some of these tapes I know originally had an audio signal recorded. Someone has suggested there may be a build up of oxide on the heads which might have been transferred to some of the tapes. I have tried a head cleaning tape (twice) but without effect. I have two concerns: 1) the camera - can it easily be repaired 2)


Hi,The video tape runs through a path which includes video heads and an audio pick-up head. This audio head reads the magnetic information on the tape and then sends it through an audio circuit for processing. If there are any particles t ... Digital Cameras

I have a canon digital video camcorder ZR 800. On play i am getting thick electronic lines through the picture. This occurs even on tapes which i have previously watched and know that they are fine. i have cleaned the head using a mini DVD head cleaner.


Hi, I am experienced with camcorder repair and the symptom you have described. The use of cleaning tapes on camcorders can sometimes repair this problem, but you have to be careful as excessive use can actually wear down and damage your v ... Digital Cameras

I have a JVC GY-DV5000 camera and two faults have developed. On occasion tapes get caught in the eject mechanism and end up sideways, these have to be forcibly removed. I also sporadically get a warning to clean the heads but am getting drop out even after a head cleaner has been through the camera.


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Canon ZR 25 mc camcorder that cripples tape and flashes message to clean head after 3 cleanings (10 sec ea). Is this a minor or major repair job and possible cost to repair. Thanks! henry


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SONY CAMCORDER DCVX 2100,KEEPS TELLING ME TO CLEAN HEADS AND TAPES PIXELATE & HAS BARS ACROSS PICTURE,EVEN THOUGH I HAD IT PRO CLEANED


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Cleaning cassette I do not have any knowledge of camera fixing and such. So if I am correct, there is a cassette to clean the inside of my camera (the one you suggested to me earlier)? And that should fix the dirty video head?


What model and brand of camera do you have and what exactly the problem with camera. ... Digital Cameras

Hi, my JVC mini DV Video Camera has fussy lines through any recordings and says the head needs cleaning. I've tried using the miniDV head cleaner tapes - but to no avail. Have you any suggestions? Thanks! Mark


It could be video head dust or the tape guide were out of alignment or it had been magnetized\015\012In any case you should bring to JVC service center or JVC itself to repair this problem. They must connect your CAM into computer to check up a ... JVC Digital Cameras

My Digital Handycam bought in 2003 has developed a fault where the sound recording is intermittent. my gut feeling is that it is the head. I have tried cleaning it with a cleaning tape. Any ideas?


How is picture result in your digital handycam? \015\012It would be nice to provide exact model number to understand the problem in camera. ... Digital Cameras

Jvc dvx8 video camera head cleaning fault


The cleaning tapes that are available are often ineffective. The heads are cloggd up and need to be cleaned professionally. The only way to clean these now is top open up the unit. This should only be done by a service center as it is easy to caus ... JVC Digital Cameras

I have a Panasonic DVC20P camcorder for my school. We used it three times and it stoped recording and playback. I sent it into a service provider which said they cleaned the heads and realined the lenses...Anyway, I tryed to use it after we received the camera back and it still does not work. It is only 4 months old. I want either my money back or a different camera which will work. We lost some import opportunities to campture video for our school because out new camera would not work. I


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CAN'T VIEW THE SCREEN OR MENU WHEN THE GRIP IS ATTACHED EITHER WITH OR WITHOUT THE BATTERY IN IT! IT IS FINE OTHERWISE (WHEN NOT ATTACHED) CLEANED THE CONTACTS WITH NO LUCK! Colin.


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Kodak C875 digital camera, dirt inside lens problem. Is is possible for me to disassemble and clean the lens? Or is this something an expert should do? I had dropped the camera in a creek-- when it dried out, everything works fine, but there is dried dirt inside of the lens which creates a blurry spot in every photo. TIA. --Kay


I've just do this. Unfortunatly there isn't any service manual in Internet :(\015\012I did it on myself. Here are photos of disasseble:\015\012http ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

I have an Elura 90 that has suddenly started to show horizontal lines of different video images at the same time; one will show as a still picture and the other will be the video which I'm trying to show. It only does it on parts of different tapes, not all. I have cleaned the heads several times to no avail.


Hello,There is a line sometimes in the lcd of the camera that can be capture when taking picture. this could be not visible but the camera itself can detect it. try to fix some connection of the lcd to the designate circuit of the camera. ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a sony CCD-FX430 Video camera recorder/8m The tape will not rewind. what can I do. Do the heads need cleaning or what?


If you would like to attempt a DIY, you will need a service manual to guide you. You can find one here:http://www.nodevice.com/manual/sonymans/manual167pdf/get1718.htmlGood luck.... ... Digital Cameras

Hi, i can view my previously taped videos on my JVC Digital Video Camera GR-D73AA but there is no sound & I can't tape any video as all i can see on my LCD viewer is black. I have already purchased a Head cleaning cassette which hasn't helped what else can i do? At wits end - Many thanks Toni


Hi, If you can view tapes playing back through the camera that were previously recorded using the main flip out LCD then you can be assured the LCD is actually fine. If you can, hook the camera upto a TV and playback the tapes you have to see if you ... Digital Cameras
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