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My Pentax Movie 8 has been in the closet since 1989 and runs the tape but will not play back those old tapes,just "snow" Also when I switch to "camera" it runs for a few seconds then shuts off power. Have the tapes gone bad and where can I get them checked and transcribed to DVD. I am in S. California thanks Richard

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