Question about Cameras
Every 3 pictures I take with the D700 the first 2 are clear no problem, the 3rd, half of the picture is clear the other half fades to black - this repeats every 3 pictures taken - any ideas as to the cause - Please note, the sensor is not being blocked, it is not a lighting issue - it is something in the camera, I just want to know what the possible causes are before I send it out for repair. Thank you in advance for any info you can provide.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Horizontal lines
I have the same problem with my camera and it appears to be a well known problem with this camera and some others models beside of canon's: The problem appears to be caused by a defective CCD integrated in the camera. The CCD is not very resistant to various enviromental factors such as humidity and changes of temperature, causing the "porcelain" cover of the CCD "brake" and make a contact failure or something like that. The fact is that Canon, Sony and some other brands annouced CCD Repair "or" replacement programs totally free of charge to the cameras presenting this problem. To identify if this is your problem, your camera must show at least one of these symptoms: *The images in screen LCD present/display a very noticeable dye towards some color. *The screen is completely black. *The images are corrupted or distorted. *The images have horizontal lines or bands. *The images have vertical lines or bands. - The problem appears because the type of glue that was used in the manufacture on the part of Sony, is sensible to the heat and the humidity, causing that the sensor separates of its base and creating failures in the connectors of the CCD. In a publication made by Canon Asia they annouce: Affected products that exhibit this phenomenon will be repaired free of charge, regardless of the warranty status, if disconnection of the internal wiring of the CCD is confirmed. which means, that at least in these places, Canon will free repair the cameras affected by this problem after even expired the guarantee. I hope this information is useful for you. Please rate my solution. Anyway you can check these sites up (in spanish but try google translator): http://www.faq-mac.com/mt/archives/020325.php http://www.foto-digital.com.mx/2005/10/14/konica-minolta-notifica-problemas-en-camaras/ http://www.ayerpm.cl/victor/blog
Posted on Feb 05, 2007
SOURCE: NIKON D2H ERR FAULT
I had a D2H with a similar error. The camera started giving an 'ERR' message almost from new but from reading various posts from other users I assumed it was a 'known' idiosyncrasy of the D2H, the camera would create an underexposed first shot after turning on. A colleague has the same problem on his D2H, and there are numerous references to the same problem on the web. Your post points to a similar shutter issue. My shutter failed completely at around 65,000 actuations, well short of the advertised '150,000'. In addition, the horizontal Main Command Dial had also failed a short time before, and it had cost me £135GBP to have that repaired.
The problem is down to the shutter and unfortunately replacing the shutter costs £349GBP in the UK, quoted to me by the Nikon UK Service Department, in Kingston, in March 09.
As for Nikon repairing it under a 'goodwill' policy, you may have better luck than me if you live somewhere other than the UK. I told them to keep mine, as attempting to charge me for the repair was the last straw, it wasn’t worth me spending another £350 on a camera that hadn’t been reliable in the first place. I had been planning on getting a D3 in October/November but will now probably sell my Nikon gear and go over to Canon, as Nikon don’t seem too bothered about their professional user base, and I certainly won’t be paying £5,000 for a D3X.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
The CCD is dead or the lens shutter doesn't open. You have to contact your local Canon service center.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
Try cleaning the contacts on the card.
Posted on Aug 30, 2009
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1 In any Still mode, press the Menu button.
2 Press to highlight Exposure Compensation , then press the OK
3 Press to select the Exposure
If pictures are too light, decrease the
If pictures are too dark, increase the
4 Press the OK button to accept the change.
5 Press the Menu button to exit the menu.
6 Use the camera screen to frame your
subject. Press the Shutter button half-way
to set the focus, then continue pressing
completely down to take the picture.
This setting remains until you change the
Mode dial or turn off the camera.
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