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I've had my camera only 5 weeks and have changed settings etc but i can't get a good photo. The pictures (especially the pics taken in shaded areas)are lined. Could this be a fault as it's been the same since the day I bought it?? If so how do I go about either getting a replacement or repair as I bought it from Argos? Linda Mellows

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SOURCE: Sony DSC-H7 - Pictures have yellow tint

This should be in the "shooting menu" under White Bal. use a piece of white paper or whatever to set the white balance,

It is also possible that the lighting settings were changed (outdoors is different to fluroescent lighting)

Check the colour menu too, if all else fails try resetting to default settings, (unsure where this would be in the menu)

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Casio Exilim s500--horizontal lines in picture and autofocus creates blurry pics

It appears this problem is due a failing CCD device in many brand cameras. All the manufactures use the same source(s). I have not persued Casio as yet, but other companies are offering a recall to replace the CCD for free. I plan to use this approach with Casio. Search the web for "failing CCD in digital camera", it describes exactly what we are observing.

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

SOURCE: Sony cybershot horizontal lines in pic

If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email fixityourself@gmail.com. He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price.

Posted on May 22, 2008

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SOURCE: White lines appearing on display after picture is taken

I have the same problem, and upon looking into my problem, i recall reading that Sony had used crappy glue in which they attached the CCD to the inner guts of the camera, and when that deteriorates, which doesn't take very long, then your pictures will have lines through them.

I think i remember reading that Sony said they will replace all cameras within 2 years of their manufacture. Call Sony's troubleshooting and support and they may replace it for you.

Hope i helped solve your problem.

- Josh

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon Powershot A95: image distorted, unclear and pink

I don't blame you for wanting to keep it, the A95 was and still is a great camera. This problem sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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Hope this help and be kind to rate please.
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