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Flashing red dot

When the camera is switched on, the screen remains black with a red dot that flashes for a few seconds. Photos are also coming out black. Can view previous photos.

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Re: flashing red dot

Maybe the CCD imager is dead. Please contact your nearest Sony Service. If you need more info please advice

Posted on Mar 20, 2007

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