Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My Cannon ZR200 was working good but now when I play back my dv tape there are 5 gray lines on my camera screen and the tv if I play back on the tv, I can play that same tape in my brothers camera with no problem at all


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It sounds like your saying the gray lines are appearing on your camera and on the tv when you play from the camera but not on your brothers camera. It sounds like your heads are dirty. Get a head cleaner and you should be good to go. Please take a moment to rate my solution fixya.
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