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Blur on LCD and on pictures taken

Recently I turned on my Coolpix 5400 and when I looked at the LCD monitor I saw that there were fuzzy edges around objects. I thought perhaps when i took the pictures, they would be okay--they looked better on the LCD. The pictures turned a slight tint of purple and are blurred to the point wherer you can't tell what the original shot was. Think someone fingerpainting a line down a picture. Anyone have any ideas before I take it to the shop?

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Re: Blur on LCD and on pictures taken

Sorry to tell you this but your CCD is gone. In a fwe days time pics will be black in color. CP 5400 uses a batch of defective Sony CCD's. Nikon's service center in Kolkata, India replaced the CCD in my CP 5400 free of cost. This was because Nikon has issued a service advisory. Try your luck with the Nikon service center closest to your home!

Posted on Aug 18, 2006

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