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Dimage G400 white pictures

I've had my Konica Minolta Dimage G400 for a few years and I loved it but just as I was starting a 24 day European cruise, it broke down. So I had to buy what they sell on the ship. Every picture I take with it turns out white except if I use the zoom. Then they're ok but I can't always zoom. I tried to change the settings and return to the original settings but nothing works. Please anyone tell me if I should send it back to the company (no more warranty) and hope it doesn't cost too much or just forget about it.

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  • dbrad Mar 27, 2008

    Dimage G530

    Overexposed pictures in daylight. Pictures inside are ok even without flash.

  • Joe_65 Jun 03, 2008

    I had white pictures too, after changing the memory card to 2GB one. I have changed the settings to the default, but nothing happened. For using it I've pushed the zoom button 2-3 times and after that it worked, but the object would be closer and I was very upset about it. I hope there is other - correct - solution.

  • mailforwho Sep 12, 2008

    Me too - I have to zoom in a little bit and then it works.

    Some clues: When it doesn't work I don't hear any 'click' of the shutter opening and closing - I think the shutter is stuck open,

    I didn't change the card anywhere near when it failed.

    I also get the streaky lines in any reasonably exposed pictures if I don't zoom in. Sad

  • John Crady Oct 03, 2008

    my Minolta photos are almost all white and very faded, any ideas on settings or what the problem is?

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    Photos taken out of doors are white outs. Anything taken indoors , with or without flash are normal.

    Do you think it is a setting that I inadvertantly changed?




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I have experienced the same issue after approximately 4 years of use. Photos taken outside appear white while ones taken inside or in low light have lines accross it.
I contacted the authorised repairers in Australia and was advised that the lens apeture has broken and that the required part is not longer available. Even when the part was available it cost $300 to fix so it was never economical to get it repaired. The camera can now not be used.

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As far as i have read, there seems to be a lot of people out there who have the same problem. it is after 2-3 years of usage, and with no real solution available. just seems like a factory fault in that particular model.

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I have exactly the same problem as dbrad :(
Also, where the light level is between daylight and inside, the hotos are like a 1950's TV with horizontal bands.
So I'm buying a new Canon A470 on Wednesday.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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