how to clean a DVHS deck?

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  1. JeremySt

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    Im getting severe pixilization and picture drop out on a JVC DHVS deck. Should I use a normal head cleaner? Whats the best way to cure this problem?
     
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    I preface this by stating I don't own a DVHS deck. That said, I would imagine the cleaning procedure would be similar if not the same as a VHS or SVHS deck. Thus, I would assume you could use a regular cleaning tape. If you don't have one simply use/play a regular tape preferably one that was recorded in the six hour mode, do so will clear your decks heads also.

    Play the 6 hr tape from start to end.
     
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    actually, I was always told the best way to clean a regular vhr was to run a head cleaning tape for about 10 seconds each usage, then throw the cleaning tape away once it was used up. Why would you run the whole tape? it would be dirty the next time you used it.
     
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    Why would you run the whole tape?
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    You misunderstood, I'm referring to the a regular tape that was recorded in the 6hr. mode.
     
  5. Darryl.K

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    That is a known flaw with JVC 30K decks.

    Checkout www.avsforum.com
    and look for

    The 30K "Fix" - Official Thread
     
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    But, Darryl, Jeremy came here to HTF with his question, and there are a number of members who own the JVC 30000.
     

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