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Image problems - samsung L100

Hi,

I take pictures with my Samsung L100 and they look fine on the camera's display - but two dodgy things happen.

1. When I view my pictures sequentially (on the camera) there is sometimes a long pause before I can move onto the next one, and on occasion when this happens the camera reports a file error. It is only a handful of pictures on the memory at any time that seem to cause the problem.

2. When I transfer my pictures onto my laptop the images are distorted, for example as if someone has cut them with a guillotine and offset the different parts of the image. Plus the brightness of the picture is different above and below the cut.

Is this a camera fault or a problem with the memory card? Any ideas for fixing the problem?

Matt

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  • flegg Jan 03, 2009

    i know, its really frustrating. i just got it for christmas and i have the exact same problem. it freezes sometimes when im looking through pictures, some have errors and cant be seen on the computer, and they have that split thing.

    im thinking about sending it back to the manufacturers, its really really frustrating!

    good luck with samshit l100

  • juliakill Jan 29, 2009

    Hi, I have the exact same problem!

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem, so I took the camera back and changed it for the same model, yet again the same problem. Ruined my pics from my birthday and a trip to Paris.
    Think the best solution is to get a different model.

  • Tychapman Mar 15, 2009

    I have the exact same problem with the scrambled / multicolored images.

    The funny thing is that they look when reviewing them on the camera itself, however when one transfers them to the PC is when they're scrambled.. Im at a loss, I thought samsung was a quality company.


  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    exactly the same, cut up pictures and difference in contrast. really annoying. replaced it once but now its happening again!

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I have same problem. It seems to be only on pics thatwere taken while out of focus. All the pics taken when the auto focus light turns green are fine, but ones that where red seem to freeze the system up when u try to view them. I find that the best thing to do is just delete the bad ones after the freeze stops.

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You can try a different memory card, but I don't think the problem is memory card, if pictures look scrambled, and colors and brightness are not uniform, that is either a problem with CCD sensor (optic sensor that takes the picture), or logic board.
In either case, this is not an easy repair.

Reset the camera to default settings from camera menu, and try a different memory card, but the camera will probably need to be sent in for repairs.

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