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Sony cyber-shot DSC-S500 will not focus

Hi, I gave this digital camera to my son a year ago and all was fine until a few days after warranty expired, it no longer would focus. The LCD screen only shows a darker, grainy picture and then won't focus to take the shot.
Is this a sensor problem?....Sony said it would cost more than the camera to have them look at it and repair!
Thanks....regards,gayle

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  • G-photog Apr 21, 2008

    so, you have to PAY first to get an answer???



    thanks...thanks a whole helluva lot....I would spend $ on food and gas before I would spend it for a question regarding this digital pt n' shoot camera....sheesh

  • lzavala Jun 18, 2008

    I have the same problem with my camara! :( all of the sudden it started taking pictures kinda grayish color. I tried everything and it doesn't seem to work! PLEASE HELP ME!!!!

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My too dosent work,when i turn it on it only says:

Cyber-shot

for 1 second then it goes!

Help me

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Its common problem with lens....needs service which is not worthy

Posted on May 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Describe your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S500

The fault may be with the apature in the lens, or the CCD sensor sensitivity. Go through all the menus first just in case something was changed.

Maybe the camera is in the manual mode, and the apature is turned all the way down???

If all else fails, the camera may be exensive to service.

Jerry G.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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