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In camera mode, screen shows a blend of image and digital spectrum analyzer bars blurring the image

Viewfinder and LCD display images from CF Cards ok, but in Camera Mode, the viewfinder and LCD show a distorted image which consists of a blend of the image through the lens and a moving set of digital spectrum analyzer bars that blurr and distort the image. Seems to be problem in the CCD image digital processing. Tried setting back to default settings. Tried setting different sensitivity. Any suggestions on how to fix?

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The ony way is to get the CCD replaced with a new one. Contact NIKON for free replacement as this comes under manufacturing defect.

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