Question about Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens

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Green lines on control screen of D200

Hello, 3 greens lines appeared on the control screen of my D200 after a year of good service. This is only on control screen and those are not on the pictures. Do you know how to fix it. I am running the V2 firmware.

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Thanks for your tips. The lines are horizontal on the top right of the corner.

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I think this person means the "control panel".
I agree with JoelB. I would just live with it till it gets worse to the point you can't stand it or it dies. Much of the information is displayed in the viewfinder or you can check your setting on the monitor (you could also reset the camera to the default settings) if you are unable to tell what your settings are from the control panel.
If you are in a position where you cannot risk it not providing information at a critical moment, then get Nikon to fix it now! They have a good, professional repair facility. I would not let anyone else handle it. Send it directly to Nikon's repair facility in NY. I had my D100 repaired and firmware updated by them. Also, use the Nikonian's forum, rather than this....for help.

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A little more detail would be helpful in diagnosing your problem. Are the lines vertical or horizontal? Do they run the length or width of the screen or just a portion?
If by "control screen" you refer to the LCD monitor on the back, then it sounds as if it may be failing and needs replacement. Alternatively you can just live with it unless it gets worse (or you're under warranty).

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