Panasonic DMR-EX98V Problems Recording From a Multi Region Sony Betamax


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Hi all,

My first post so hello as well!

I have a Panasonic DMR-EX98V which I am using to back up a large collection of VHS tapes from around the world, I am just moving on to backing up my betamax tapes but am having issues with playback & recording of NTSC.

I am using a Sony SL-T50ME & a Sony SL-700 multi-region players connected via av cables into a switcher box and then into the Panasonic DRM-EX98V, when I am playing back the NTSC tapes and have the Panasonic DRM-EX98V set to NTSC the picture is in black & white and pixelated, if I change to PAL on the Panasonic DRM-EX98V I get a solid picture washed out colour with huge black bar along the bottom.

Is there anything I can do to fix this or am I going to have to find a way to record straight on to my computer?

Thank you very much in advance for any help......


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