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DSC W1 dead pixel

Taking some pictures out the airplane window, i'm now noticing a dead pixel on my dsc w1. It isn't the LCD, its a black spot thats visibile when there is a light background. If I remember correctly, some of these cameras have pixel remapping. Does the w1 have this? Any other good ideas? Any help appreciated. thanks

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If it has the remapping option, it doesn't say so in the manual. from what I understand, every camera comes already with "dead pixels" and its already remapped so that you won't easily notice it. with time, more pixels drop off and you need to remap it again. Now the thing is, the remapping just makes the dead pixel an average of its surounding pixels, and there are photo editing programs that do the same thing, have the remapping option. so basicaly what i'm saying is that if you're out of warranty dont be in a rush to get it fixed. cheers

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