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Faded color, no images showing up.

I didn't drop my camera at all or anything. I just turned it on and everything was different. When turning the camera on, in the middle of the camera is what looks like a rectangular rainbow box. Surrounded by it are black and white triangles that cover up the image. You can see a very faded image if you look carefully. It'll take pictures and all the bottons will work, but the images won't show up correctly. Please help!

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Report this to Nikon. There is a report of the batch of faulty CCD units being built into cameras of all makes- if yours is one of then it will be replaced frre of charge.

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