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Light sensor? pictures get a green tone and even the display has become very dark and also greenlooking when you direct the camera to normal uplighted objects.This phenomenon suddenly happened.

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The CCD is failing - contact customer support - a repair is not likely, but this component has been subject to a recall in the past - there there is a chance of a free replacement -perhaps maybe

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