VCR shows white sparkles/specks during playback

My VCR shows White specks during playback of any movie.

What are some common things I could look at in the VCR?


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tried cleaning the heads ? with cotton bud and metho ?

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mark krawczuk

you need to tighten the brass earthing strip which contacts the centre of the head drum.very common.


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Never clean a video head with a damn cotton swab. You are just asking to tear off the delicate video heads!!!!!! you need to use a piece of chamois.

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Agreed!. first place to look is this.

Second would be to clean, third would be to replace heads or junk vcr

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