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My Z1 suddenly started having white lines across the photos I take. Some are narrow and some wider, virtually wiping out the image. I thought it might be the memory card but it happens with a different one too. Might it be the battery? There is no indication that the battery is low. What else can it be? The camera is about 3 years old and this just started last summer. I can send you a picture to demonstrate the issue.

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  • rfayton Nov 30, 2008

    The recommended solution ( change the battery and/or clean the lens) did not solve the problem. I bought a battery yesterday but the same issue remains. Did anyone take the time to look at the photo that I sent that demonstrated the problem?

    I read somewhere that there may be a formatting issue with the memory card when you take and delete photos. But I am unable to find anything related to this in the Z1 manual that I have. Does anyone know about this? I have two memory cards and the problem persists with both cards.

    Any help you can be is greatly appreciated. The two camera stores I was aware of are not gone in this digital age.

    Thanks,
    Rodney


  • rfayton Dec 03, 2008

    Since the one recommended solution I received did not solve the problem I have not received any other solutions. I uploaded a photo taken with the camera which nobody responded to. My camera still does not work, I apparently have been charged for a solution that I did not receive and I am utterly unimpressed with the "experts" on this site. Please someone do something to change my mind.



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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, this problem on a Z1 indicates a developing fault in the CCD lens. If not attended to professionally, it might lead to bigger problems in the very near future.

Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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Look for a possible crack down the lens, this can cause white stripes


regards

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    Lee Hodgson Nov 24, 2008

    another suggestion is look for foreign objects that may be trapped inside the lens area of the camera, for example, hair or small piece of material causing the distorted pictures


    regards


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Yes it could be the battery.or trhe lens of the camera must be dirty and needs cleaning.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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