XL1 - Are my heads going bad?

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I recently taped a football game over a used tape which we do often with no problems. My camera is about 18 months old and we use it daily. When we got back to see the footage, there was no game, only the city council meeting we had previously taped. There were no irregularities with the camera, every indication showed it was functioning properly during the ball game. Are the heads going bad? We clean them every few days with a head cleaner. Any other suggestions except the obvious of sending it for maintenance? Anyone else ever experienced this problem?

Thanks, Hershel Brannen hbrannen@aol.com

-- Hershel Brannen (hbrannen@aol.com), August 25, 2001


Hershel, this discussion board seems to be pretty dead. Go to www.dvinfo.net and register for their "community." Lots of activity, professional responses, and the main focus is XL-1.

Hope you find your answers there.

-- John Locke (john@zchildress.com), September 19, 2001.

This maybe late...but you can not record over used DV tape

-- (pvillotti@talleyds.com), February 27, 2003.

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