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Old January 11th, 2007, 08:45 AM   #1
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Is playback bad for heads

Hi, after shooting something, does rewinding the tape and then press play to view the previously recorded footage is using camera's heads ?
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Old January 11th, 2007, 08:52 AM   #2
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Anytime you record or playback in the camera, you are using the heads. But, they are made to last thousands of hours.

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Old January 12th, 2007, 08:31 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot, I was worried about it
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Old January 18th, 2007, 01:08 PM   #4
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Just to share....I bought a HI8 back in 1999. The head went bad in 2001. Lucky it was till under my exteneded warranty.
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Old January 18th, 2007, 01:33 PM   #5
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Just to share....I bought a HI8 back in 1999. The head went bad in 2001. Lucky it was till under my exteneded warranty.

Thanks for the info, but how long did it last after the repair?

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Old January 18th, 2007, 10:43 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info, but how long did it last after the repair?

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Haven't used it since early 2005 thats when I made the jump into the HDV world.
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Old January 18th, 2007, 10:49 PM   #7
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Haven't used it since early 2005 thats when I made the jump into the HDV world.
Not bad, 4 years. I guess I don't use mine enough, as I have never had a head failure. Well my own yes, but not a cameras! :)

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