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Sony F828 taking weird lined shots

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I have had a F828 for 4 years now. It has worked GREAT. Yesterday as I was doing product photography [on a tripod] the picture that I take comes out too light with horizontal lines all across it............like it is missing a section of fie or something...What can I do and where can I take it for repair, beside Sony corp....?

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  • mcli Mar 13, 2008

    Hi,

    I have the same problem and I noticed that it only happens when the zoom is greater than 2.8X (about 90mm). When it happens, I don't hear the shutter click, so I know the picture will come out lined/over exposed. It sounds like the shutter gets stuck when the zoom is greater than 2.8X. Any idea of how to unstick the shutter? For wide angle to 2.8X, it works fine!

  • macrofoto Jun 29, 2008

    I have the same problem, whem zoom is bigger tham 100mm the photo stay with horizontal lines

  • jaswant61 Nov 09, 2008

    I have the same problem. There are horizontal lines at all zoom settings and the images are washed out. Camera's meter readings are too high (it is using 1/2000 at f8 for sunny areas in P and auto mode). Surprisingly, videos are recorded OK.

  • gotenkun Nov 28, 2008

    the same happening here, exactly!!! no shutter click! weird results after that!!! any replies or solution??? after 100mm this happens.

  • chriswhitham Jan 18, 2009

    same problem here... any answers before i buy a new camera?

  • akwaheed Jan 20, 2009

    I have the same problem, anyidea whats going on?

  • tigerkillers Jan 26, 2009

    hi

    it is a same problem of horizontal lines and over exposing when it is zoomed wide angle photo is good without fault video in tele also good

    what is the solution

    is repairing available in india and specially in mumbai or pune ?

    please let me know

    thank you,



    raju r.w.

    email : tigerkillers@rediffmail.com

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Sounds like the chip has gone! I would take it to a repair shop and get a quote before fixing it. Could be that it would make more sense to replace the camera rather than replace the expensive CCD chip in it, especially if it's done a lot of work as the shutter, or aperture could fail in the near future! sorry!

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