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Hi I have a minolta dimage A1, which has been working fine, but when I know turn it on, the screen, same through the view finder, just flickers, with no image shown, then white bars flicker on and off on the screen. This then clears after a while but the image is like a sorta washed out image, you can see a image but it is purple in colour and although you can pick out shapes you can't actually see anything???

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Hi Anthony

Sounds like your Minolta A1 has a faulty CCD sensor, this is a common problem and you should be able to get it fixed free of charge.

You need to find your local Minolta repair agent, you may have to look for a Sony agent as Sony bought the photographic division of Minolta and are responsible for the continuing support for this product range.

http://ca.konicaminolta.com/

This link will give you some information about the situation

Please note this fault is not specific to Minolta just about every camera maker has had this problem over the past few years

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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