Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 Digital Camera
I took 2 pictures, one at a time, I would stop to look at the picture - and I'm holding the camera with my pinkie fingers on both sides and my thumbs hold half and half, the bottom of the camera.
That's when it vibrated. I took another same place picture, held the camera the same way to look at the picture, it starts vibrating.
I later went to another location and took a photo and again it vibrated. 3 times in one night. Fully charged battery. Can this happen and why?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: vibration problem
The vibration is not caused by the focusing system but by the optical image stabilization system. Check this out: http://www.fixya.com/support/t408279-vibration_when_using_sony_cyber_shot_dsc
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
Sony have identified a problem with the DSC-T20 camera, where photos
can’t be taken because of vibrating of the camera body. This is due to
a mechanical problem with the lens. The problem only applies to
DSC-T20’s with certain serial numbers. Sony are offering a free out of
warranty repair to solve the issue.
Sony Europe Public Notice
Public Notice and apology to the customers of Sony Digital Still Camera DSC-T20
Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.
Sony has recently discovered an issue with the Digital Still Camera “Cyber-shot” DSC-T20.
Sony will offer a free out of warranty repair to solve the issue. Please contact the nearest Sony Service Centre.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and your kind understanding and cooperation would be much appreciated.
Symptom and cause
Pictures cannot be taken because of vibrating of the camera body. This is due to a mechanical problem with the lens.
Digital Still Camera “Cyber-shot” DSC-T20
The problem described above applies to models with serial numbers in the following range.
Applicable serial numbers
Model Serial N° range
How to check the model name and serial number
The model name and serial number are located on the sticker attached to the bottom of the camera.
Period of free repair
From 17th July 2008 to 16th July 2011
* Please make a backup of your camera’s internal memory data prior to sending it to Sony service center in case recorded data is lost during its repair.
* Sony cannot be held liable for any loss of data when cameras are submitted for repair.
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
I have fixed my problem on my own and now my camera is working OK. I got a very simple solution. If anyone is facing the same problem of vibration of Sony T300 and image captured is totally blurr, can contact me for the solution on my mail id firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for reading.
Posted on May 20, 2009
This is a problem with the lens gyro we can keep it from shaking it requires the camera to be taken apart and amodification done to the lens repair cost 65.00 in most cases.
Posted on May 27, 2009
SOURCE: vibrating and shaking
the sstepper motor of the focus assembly has slipped out of its track. that motor is a very powerful one which can cause the vibration.
once u change the mode to take the picture the motor should run in both direction to make some calibration.
you cannot disable it. in the preview mode the optical assembly returns to it closed position and then the motor is switched off.
since it is a cybershot you need to be very careful in handling the camera if you have any plan to open it. it is recommended to be taken to the nearest service centre. any way the wheels might need replacement
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
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