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Clansman1968 3rd Jun 2021 11:06 am

Sanyo betamax VTC 930 PN
 
Hi having trouble with picture played a borrowed tape a while ago had picture and sound now have tried to play another tape sound is good but just lines on screen have cleaned heads but no change any thoughts or does it sound like heads are knackered any help would be appreciated thanks .

Welsh Anorak 3rd Jun 2021 12:18 pm

Re: Sanyo betamax VTC 930 PN
 
Keep cleaning the heads- some dirt can be stubborn. If you're careful and only clean in a horizontal direction no harm should come to the heads. As it's a Bets it's often easier to hold the cloth or card still and rotate the head disc by hand.

Clansman1968 3rd Jun 2021 4:00 pm

Re: Sanyo betamax VTC 930 PN
 
Thanks Welsh think the last tape I played wasn't in the best condition will do as you suggested thanks for help.

gallowfields 3rd Jun 2021 6:17 pm

Re: Sanyo betamax VTC 930 PN
 
if cleaning with ipa and the chamios sticks does,nt work [horizontal movement as glyn says] last resort you can use a piece of old news paper horizontal of course
brian

Clansman1968 4th Jun 2021 8:25 am

Re: Sanyo betamax VTC 930 PN
 
Pictures back used the paper method this time and worked a treat thanks for all the help .


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