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Sony DSR-PD170 - playback problem

Hello!  First, let me say that I am a novice with this DVcam, so this may be an easy fix. 


My problem is that my PD170 viewfinder picture is an intense green tint; and all footage shot is also shares the intense green tint.  The problem is a recent development.  It looks very similar to night vision, or nightshot.


The hours meter are:

Operation 29x10h

Drum Run 15x10h

Tape Run 9x10h

Threading 40x10h


What is my PD170 problem?  And, is it an easy, or costly, fix?


Thank for your help.

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Problem is caused by a defective image sensor block.  check with Sony; you may be covered under warranty.

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