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Sony DSC F717 blurry photos

The camera takes blurry fotos....but i find a few good ones amidts the blurss whcih means there is something i am not doing right when the blurry fotos were taken...maybe proximity to my object counts..i think.
How do i reset to the best settings?
Can anyone help with figures and procedures?
i have lost my manual.
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There may be the issue with the CCD (image sensor device) of the Camera. This is a known issue with this Camera.

Refer this article to confirm this:

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=161&mdl=DSCF717

Check whether the LCD screen of the Camera looks similar as given on the page.


If yes, click on the "Yes" button at the end of the page to create an online Repair Request for sending the Camera to the Sony Factory Service Center.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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I may have a partial solution but I have to ask a question before answering yours. Is the problem occurring when the camera is in auto-focus or manual focus? To reset the camera to factory settings, open the battery door and, using a pointed object, press the small button marked reset.

To download a .pdf version of the user manual, go to the Sony website below:

http://www.docs.sony.com/release/DSCF717revision.pdf

I did notice an article that mentioned a problem with the AF (auto focus) assist. I believe you can contact support on the Sony website to check for this particular problem.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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There is a difference in the way the CCD shifts out data when in movie mode and that might be why you still have a good picture.

I personally replace acouple CCD`s on the DSC-F717. And yes Sony paid us on behalve of the customer.

Be nice to the front-end staff when taking it in. It might prove a very good investment.

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