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Troubleshooting lines in pictures

Sometimes the pictures have horizonatl lines in them. I have no idea what causes this problem, or if it can be fixed

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  • pat Liske Jun 25, 2007

    This is not a printing problem. The lines appear on the camera LCD monitor!

  • DADUDEMATT Feb 24, 2009

    purple horizontal lines appear across the lcd screen and show up on the photos

    pentax support says it is a problem with the sensor and advisese me to send it in NOO

    i want a way to fix it by myself for free


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Hmmm, kinda vague on your query. Lines show up where? I'll take a stab at the most common place where lines show up and that's on the ink jet print itself. When lines & bars show up generally you need to clean the print heads & your printer has a utility to do that - somewhere.

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

  • voufic Jul 23, 2011

    I have this problem too on a Pentax Optio S6, horizontal stripes all over the picture no brigthness control on exterior photos. It was solved by replacing a broken flat cable that controls the shutter apperture on the front of the objective. Definetly not the ccd sensor, just a faulty cable, caused by natural retracting movement of the objective.

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