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11-20-2012, 11:06 AM
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Picked up a Panasonic FS200 at the thrift store and it worked fine up until the point where it quit delivering color. Everything else seems to be working perfectly. I'm assuming it's going to need a visit to the repair shop, but figured I'd ask first on the off-chance there's a switch that I should or should not have been messing with, or any other simple solution. Is there a "color on-off" control that I am overlooking, or any other simple solution to this problem?
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11-21-2012, 05:56 PM
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On the AG-1980, which is the NTSC equivalent of the NV-F200 PAL deck, there's a switch on the front of the unit.

If it's not switch issue, then likely some of the capacitors have gone out on one of the chroma boards. I've seen that on AG-1980 units, too. Drying, bulged, or simply out-of-value caps are a common issue with Panasonic VCRs right now, as they're all within the age range of expiration. A skilled repairman needs to test the output of each cap, and unsolder and replace any that fall outside the specs dictated by the service manual.

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11-21-2012, 06:41 PM
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Had this kind of a problem with FS200 when PSU went bad. Same thing basically, PSU caps dry out.
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