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SONY DSC-W1 - Images have a greenish / blueish tint to them

I just bought the W-1. Took some indoor and some outdoor shots (its cloudy here). Did not use flash on outdoor shots. Took same shots with my old Olympus D-550. The Sony shots were a bit softer, but worse....they had a bluish and/or greenish tint to them. I do not know if this is how it shoots or if its defective or if my Olympus has better optics, or what. Also to note - I was dissapointed to see that my W1 was made in China - made that has somethign to do with it - some sort of quality control issue??? Maybe they moved manufacturing over there in preparation for the W-5 and W-7 which are both made in china. What should I do? I'm pretty close to returning it and getting a Canon 520 or S500 or waiting for some of the new camera to be released.

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Re: SONY DSC-W1 - Images have a greenish / blueish tint...

I've never adjusted my WB... And I've never had a problem. Perhaps it's the camera.

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Re: SONY DSC-W1 - Images have a greenish / blueish tint...

More likely than not its a WB issue. Were you using manual or automatic WB? sonys are known for not having the best auto WB mode :) Try using manual WB and see if that helps.

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Need manual for cyber-shot dsc-w1


I downloaded the manual, if you give your email id i can send it to you. or you can directly download it from this link
http://www.manualnguide.com/download/manual-guide/sony-cyber-shot-dsc-w1-users-manual.html

expect it will solve your problem.
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Hi, we cannot transfer images from our DSC-W1 cybershot Sony camera to our desk top.we have misplaced the box with the C-D in it can you help us


I presume you need the correct drivers/software for this to work.
Use Google to search the camera model number or go to the Sony website and the drivers are normally a free download. Download and install then plug in your camera.

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DSC-T1 LCD looks like I'm looking thru night vision goggles!


Its problem of bad ccd imager in DSC-T1 and ccd imager will be replaced.
Sony announced free of cost repair scheme for ccd imager problem in DSC-T1 and you can see details on Sony CCD Support.

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Photos are cloudy when taking pictures outdoor and some instances on indoor.


I had the same problem, but all of a sudden it went away. Did it go away for you yet?

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Sony Cyber-Shot Battery Compartment Door Broken


I'm having the same problem with my DSC-W1 camera. I dropped my camera and the battery door latches broke.
I found a replacement door on Ebay for $9.95
I followed the instructions in the description and easily removed the broken door from my camera. Now i'm just waiting on the new door to arrive so I could slide the new door in.
I hope this was helpful.

Here's the seller I bought the door from. Hopefully the seller has more doors. =) :

http://cgi.ebay.com/Sony-DSC-W1-battery-door-silver-battery-cover-lid_W0QQitemZ110250995036QQihZ001QQcategoryZ107892QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem



In addtion, I found the last two posts on this forum very helpful:
http://www.digitalcamera-hq.com/digital-cameras/sony-cybershot-dscw1_question.html?qid=2382

Good Luck! =)

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Sony Cayber-shot DSC-W1 digital camera


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The only recommendation is to correct the colour balance in a photo editor in your computer Come back here if you do not know about photo editing. As far as the camera is concerned there is no remedy as far as I can see -its old age time for a new one Repair is not an option.

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This is a defective CCD problem known to Sony. They'll repair it FREE of charge and even pay the shipping. Go here for details: http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

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