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I recorded an interview on my Sony HDV camcorder, about 15 minutes in the screen goes blue but keeps playing. While in play mode, if I fast forward the interview pops back up but disappears as soon as I stop forwarding and goes back to blue screen of death. What is going on?

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The heads are dirty and you are getting sufficient digital dropout to cause the blue screen. Try a cleaning tape. If that fails to correct hte problem, then the alignment needs to be checked by an authorized service center.

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