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02-15-2014, 12:14 PM
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Hi All,

I purchased a JVC SR-v10U along with an ATI TV Wonder 600 in order to try and transfer VHS to digital. One problem I am having is that the VCR heads seem to get dirty after playing (and recording) one to two tapes. Thus I need a way to clean the heads.

I went and bought a Maxell VHS Dry Tye head cleaner cassette, however the VCR won'y 'play' it. The machine attempt to play the cleaning tape, and then poweroff.

Do I need a special head cleaner cassette for this machine?
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02-15-2014, 12:45 PM
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Never use a "cleaning tape". All it does is smash the dirt into the heads. That's not good!

Do this: How to clean VCR heads on JVC HR-7600EK S-VHS deck?

If you search for the forum, there's quite a few threads that deal with this. But that's the best one.
- Panasonic AG-1980 playing non-SVHS as SVHS?
- Questions about cleaning VCR heads? Proper methods?
- etc

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