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Discolered, blurry images in viewfinder and LCD

Just recently tried to shoot some photos and the images in both the viewfinder and on the LCD appeared discolored (greenish), streaky, blurry, distorted. The images on disk appear the same as they did in the view. I've had this camera for 18 months. I've tried changing batteries and disks. Could heat have anything to do with this behavior? I've tried using this camera 3-4 times over the last 4 days and I get the same distortion.

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Re: Discolered, blurry images in viewfinder and LCD

Nikon has posted a Service Advisory for this problem and will fix CCD-only related problems by replacing the CCD, free of charge. It applies to the 5700 and a few other models only. I'm not sure if this applies outside of the US. Link below.

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Re: Discolered, blurry images in viewfinder and LCD

I am sorry to say that your camera has a broken need to get to replace the CCD with a new one

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