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I recently purchased a rca mobile smart android 5"phone and have had a problem lately with distorted screen "lines showing vertically which distorts pictures"

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SOURCE: reddish vertical lines on LCD & view finder

There is a CCD service advisory for the F717. They will repair it free of charge. Go here for more details: http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

Posted on Sep 22, 2006

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A large batch of potentially faulty CCD image sensors were installed on a large number of Canon cameras over the space of a few years. The sensors may go bad prematurely with time, especially if you live in humid areas. A big thumbs up to Canon in that they recognized this problem, and are willing to fix your camera for free if it is experiencing CCD problem symptoms, especially for the free shipping and handling both ways :-)

Please note that your camera must be experiencing these symptoms due to a faulty CCD, and not due to other problems. If the problem is due to your dropping the camera, you might be out of luck. Note that they're going to look for dings and dents. They also are not going to repair your camera just to change out the sensor. If your camera is working fine, they don't need to (and won't) fix it.

The list of problem digital still cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110 (A610 owners, continue to the bottom of this post)

Canon's advisory listing the program's details may be found at:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

You will be directed to call 1-800-828-4040 for further assistance. Make sure you print out the above advisory and have it in hand when speaking to the customer service representative. State the problem you're experiencing with the camera. If for any reason it starts to sound like they want you to pay for shipping or repairs, MAKE SURE that you let them know that you are aware of the advisory for your camera, and quote the following paragraph from the advisory:

"Effective immediately, and regardless of warranty status, Canon will repair, free of charge, the products listed above exhibiting the above-mentioned malfunction if Canon determines that the malfunction is caused by the CCD image sensor. Canon will also cover the cost of shipping and handling in connection with this repair."

You should receive several emails from Canon. One includes a short repair evaluation form that you'll need to include with the camera, along with a free UPS shipping label that you'll print out and tape to the camera's shipping box. In addition to Canon's repair form, make sure you print out a copy of the advisory and include it in the package. Also include a short note stating that you're aware of the advisory, and that you're submitting the camera for free repair as per the advisory. Just drop the box off at any UPS drop off point.

If instead of the above you receive an email that infers that it's your responsibility to arrange shipping and/or pay for the repair, REPLY BACK IMMEDIATELY again quoting the above paragraph from the advisory, and also include the above link to the advisory in your email.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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SOURCE: distorted picture on RCA LCD TV

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Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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This is a problem (one of several) caused by poor solder connections on the circuit board. RCA uses the metal shield can surrounding the tuner circuitry (the area where the cable connector is located) to provide several ground connections. Many of these connections go bad (cracks form) and the missing ground connections cause the "picture shrinking" you see. Other problems are loss of tuning, set that intermittently turns off or on by itself, set that won't turn on at all, and even more.

The repair involves removing the circuit board and flipping it over so you can remove a metal cover on the bottom, repairing the several (many) affected connections, and then reassembling. This is a relatively easy repair for someone with soldering experience and the right tools (both a high-heat soldering gun and a low-heat iron are needed). But because of the fragile circuit traces in the repair area it is possible to do more harm than good if you don't know what you're doing.

RCA produced a service bulletin several years back detailing the areas to be repaired (although they still refused to admit they just hadn't soldered the places adequately to begin with). I'm not home now so I can't check my files but I'll see if I can find a link and add a comment later. When I was in the service business we charged around $60 for the repair. You might want to get an estimate from a shop (they should already be familiar with this trouble). Or if you're looking for a reason to buy a new set, try the repair yourself. If you're successful you've saved yourself the money. If not, it wasn't working anyway!

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: vertical lines and distorted colour on display screen

Just as I got on line to this site I saw your problem being typed in and it's the exact same issue I am having with my Finepix 5000. I've owned it for all of 4 plus years with no problems and really decent photos. I'm getting a blurred image with green/magenta colors when I look through the viewfinder. When I take a photo, it shows the same. It wasn't dropped or even barely touched between the last good photo taken and this. Attached is an example of above description. I would appreciate any advise. See below.7ccd05c.jpg

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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as a general rule, vertical faults can be divided into two types: ones that cause geometric distortion (a circle will not be round) and those that simply black out a portion of the screen. the former are faults in the vertical oscillator, drive, or output stages. the latter are blanking faults. blanking faults are almost always caused by electrolytic capacitors changing value and thereby changing the timing of the pulses which blank the screen during vertical retrace. In other words, the pulses are turning off the video signals at the wrong time. the most common true vertical fault is geometric distortion and a foldover of white lines at the top of the screen. this is almost always caused by the electrolytic capacitor on or near the collector of the vertical output transistor or part of the IC which has the supply voltage (B+) on it. In the old tube days, the general rule was that bottom distortion was in the cathode of the output tube and distortion at the top was caused by a fault in the drive circuit. this may help the solution!!

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i was just working on a set with the same problem .. i found a east west correction curicit with a falty transistor. something in that cuircit has failed.

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