Question about Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717

When trying to take a picture the middle of the screen is distorted, this distortion is also present in the view finder. When a picture is taken and reviewed with the LCD it is fine.

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  • Padia Mar 07, 2008

    I have talked to Sony and I will be shipping the camera Monday, I have reservations because the problem seems to be intermittent, I hope the problem shows up when they have it, also deprnding on how long it takes to get it back, my daughters softball season might be over. Don't really want to spend allot of money for another camera.

    Thanks for the help.


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Sony should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/sony-konica-minolta-cameras.html

Applicable cameras include:
Cyber-shot DSC-F717, F88, P10, M1, P12, P2, P31, P32, P51, P52, P7, P71, P72, P8, P92, T1, T11, T3, T33, U10, U20, U30, U40, U50, U60, V1

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