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Lcd is all purple and if a picture is taken like this, the image also is a lot of purple lines

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There were some bad sensors made, and Canon was fixing them free. I don't know if they still are. http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

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Every image taken with my Samsung D1070 is overexposed.


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Some symptoms of a defective CCD include distorted images or abnormal colors, scratchy purple lines, blank or black pictures, and/or black videos with good sound being recorded on the camera's flash card.

A CCD problem would explain the lines on your pictures and the lines on the LCD (since the CCD is used to feed the live image). CCD (Charge Coupled Device) is one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras.

When a picture is taken, the CCD is struck by light coming through the camera's lens. Each of the thousands or millions of tiny pixels that make up the CCD convert this light into electrons. The number of electrons, usually described as the pixel's accumulated charge, is measured, then converted to a digital value. This last step occurs outside the CCD, in a camera component called an analog-to-digital converter.

In order to correct this issue, the repair facility needs to replace the CCD. This is not something you may do on your own; check this article for additional details:Bad CCDs. This, isn't a good new, but hope helps to solve it.


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Aug 16, 2012 | Samsung Cameras

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Dsc-s730 camera . The subject appears very dim/purple when I take a shot. Picture appears same on lcd or pc. My lcd/ribbon cable must be faulty .? I can view old pictures on lcd screen perfectly .


a CCD problem would explain the lines on your pictures and the lines on the LCD (since the CCD is used to feed the live image). CCD (Charge Coupled Device) is one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras.

Some symptoms of a defective CCD include distorted images or abnormal colors, scratchy purple lines, blank or black pictures, and/or black videos with good sound being recorded on the camera's flash card.

When a picture is taken, the CCD is struck by light coming through the camera's lens. Each of the thousands or millions of tiny pixels that make up the CCD convert this light into electrons. The number of electrons, usually described as the pixel's accumulated charge, is measured, then converted to a digital value. This last step occurs outside the CCD, in a camera component called an analog-to-digital converter.

In order to correct this issue, the repair facility needs to replace the CCD. This is not something you may do on your own; check this article for additional details: Bad CCDs. This, isn't a good new, but hope helps to solve it.

Hope this helps to solve it (remember to rate and comment this answer).

Jun 09, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730 Digital Camera

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Lines across the picture on screen after picture taken.


CCD (Charge Coupled Device): one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras.

Some symptoms of a defective CCD include distorted images or abnormal colors, scratchy purple lines, blank or black pictures, and/or black videos with good sound being recorded on the camera's flash card. A CCD problem would explain the lines on your pictures and the lines on the LCD (since the CCD is used to feed the live image).


When a picture is taken, the CCD is struck by light coming through the camera's lens. Each of the thousands or millions of tiny pixels that make up the CCD convert this light into electrons. The number of electrons, usually described as the pixel's accumulated charge, is measured, then converted to a digital value. This last step occurs outside the CCD, in a camera component called an analog-to-digital converter.

If seen on both your pc monitor as well as the camera's LCD then it's likely a CCD issue and it's no wonder that it will be more expensive than buying a new digicam. This is why you need to be exceptionally careful when taking care of your camera since most are uber sensitive to being damaged by the slightest miss-handling.


In order to correct this issue, the repair facility needs to replace the CCD. This is not something you may do on your own; check this article for additional details: Bad CCDs

Hope helps.

May 29, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

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Poor resolution with horizontal lines


This is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon A95 camera, ccd imager chip will be replaced to get clear picture. It was coincidence that problem occurred at same time when you did some settings but it is not setting problem.
Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement.
Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.

Jul 05, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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I had Fuji S5000 for about 3 years. It worked fine. Now all sudden, I can't see any image when trying to take a picture. Both image through view finder and on LCD are just blank. Someone told me that a...


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I have got an S5000 that I can still view previously taken pictures from the card, but when trying to take pictures the screen and view finder shows a peculiar distorted purple and green picture and any picture taken is just a green blur.
I contacted Fuji and they say they can repair it for £90 (about $120)

Nov 02, 2009 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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Pictures on LED screen are yellow, purple, red and blurred


It is bad ccd imager problem and ccd imager will be replaced in this camera.
Sony will repair free of cost DSC-T1 for ccd imager problem as per announced scheme. only $20 will be charged as shipment charges.
Click Sony CCD Imager Support for details.

Apr 15, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

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Pictures turning out dark, LCD not adjusting


CCD sensor problems usually present themselves as either a blank image, purple cast, or lines through the image. Incorrect exposures are usually a result of the lens shutter failing to open and close correctly. Typically, the lens is not servicable and they need to be replaced.

Apr 13, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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Flickering screen


Purple streaks, lines and casts across the recorded images are some of the first stages of CCD failure. A blank image will occur when the CCD completely fails. A blank image however is not to be confused with a blank LCD (998bills) where images are recorded OK but nothing is visible on the back, that fault requires the LCD to be replaced by a service centre. As for CCD's, this is a known fault and will most likely be repaired at no charge by Canon if taken directly to them. More detailed information about the CCD problem can be found on the website of your local Canon, as an example, Canon Australia have this page http://www.canon.com.au/support/customer/default.asp?DXI=KnowledgeBase/Customer/KBArticleForm&File=KB01634&productID=powershota80

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LCD screen shows weird colours


Gimbo again. Think LCD damaged will need to repair. Pics. as normal when viewed or printed.
Why has nobody commented?
How much to replace screen? Any ideas?

Feb 16, 2008 | Cameras

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