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View finder blurry/black - images blurry with rainbow horizontal lines

This camera has been working great for the last 3 years. All of a sudden I turned it on and the view finder is black and the lcd screen is blurry and motions up and down, can't make out what your seeing. The images turn out with rainbow colored horizontal lines and can't make out what the image was - I have tried reseting it, changing out the battery and memory cards. Please help!

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Re: View finder blurry/black - images blurry with rainbow...

I got the same problem exept my blury is like has a line going through it well multiple lines.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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I have the same problem but, I think I have found the solution. just go here:

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

Re: View finder blurry/black - images blurry with rainbow...

This is a result of Sony CCD recall issue - working with Sony for repair.

Posted on Jul 09, 2007

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