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Lines goin down scree

There are constantly blue and purple lines down screen not just when looking at the light. when i take the picture it goes green!! thanks

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Re: lines goin down scree

CCD sensor needs replacing and if Kodak will not do the job free of charge be prepared to pay half the price of a new camera to have this problem sorted out.

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