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Casio Exilim s500--horizontal lines in picture and autofocus creates blurry pics

My Casio Exilim worked fine for 2 years. With autofocus, pictures were usually very crisp and beautiful, regardless of whether the setting was indoors or outdoors. 2 days ago, the camera suddently started being out of focus. Pictures indoors were very blurry. Even simple pictures outdoors on a sunny day (situations in which the camera used to work perfectly) were white-washed. In addition, all the pictures now have horizontal lines across them. Why? I tried cleaning the lens, removing the battery and replacing, removing card and replacing, manual focus (adjusting EV shift, white balance, etc.). Also the battery seems to have a shorter lifespan than usual. I don't know if that's the reason. I don't know if I should replace the battery or if something is just wrong with the camera instead. I would appreciate any advice. Thank you!

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  • Joyce Yuan Jul 16, 2007

    Also I want to add that I did not drop the camera or obviously damage it in any way. Is this a problem that can be easily repaired and about how much would it cost?

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2007

    horizontal lines across images, white blurred images

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This is a CCD failure. Go to the Casio Tech support team. There has been an issue with a batch of CCD's and a recall on certain models of all makes This may be one of them

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If the photo shoot out show white , the obscure (quality variation), and even horizontal line ( white lines), and so on over-exposure cases, even if the use of anti-tremor, set to default values are invalid, because the camera shutter fault.

It's need repair camera machine shutter.

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