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Digital camera When trying to shoot a photo, the image appearing on the screen has suddenly started looking very distorted, as if stretched in different directions and is rainbow colored, very psychedelic. The image then recorded looks the same as on the viewfinder. Changing new batteries doesn't help and I doublechecked the settings. Help?

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Hello, the problem in your camera can be the CCD. Please contact your nearest Sony dealer (they are now in charge for KonicaMinolta cameras. Please ask the dealer for the repair price estimate. Best regards, Arpi If you want more info, please advice.

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