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Sony CCD post

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I failed to find the Sony CCD repair/recall you mentioned. Would you happen to have the URL stored in your browser history that you could share with me please?

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4/22/08 http://forums.dvdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=35915 I found many sites with this information. I've already received email that my camera is being worked on. Give them a call.

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My screen colors are corrupted such that blues are green, reds are electric blue, yellows are lavender-pink. Pictures taken since this happened are OK when transferred to PMB/other picture program. Do not...


Hi,

This is a common problem on this set. This is either due to faulty CCD sensor or faulty LCD screen. Look at the previous recorded images or videos. If you see the same white lines in previous saved images or video's , it would be suggestive of LCD screen unless it is a faulty CCD sensor.

If that is LCD panel, it is not worth repair.If that is CCD sensor, then you could call up Sony to check whether CCD sensor of your model is under recall or not.

Read an old article :-

http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

If it is not under recall, try to get some good replacement or repair at low cost unless invest in new camera.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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The coulor is purple.it is like stripes


You haven't stated a make or model so it's impossible to give you a specific answer, but what you have described is typical of a failed ccd imaging unit.

The confirmation is that if you can display pictures taken before the fault occurred just fine then it's definitely the ccd. If all pictures are affected then it's the LCD display or the display driver circuitry.

Assuming it's the ccd then fixing it requires a new ccd unit to be fitted: depending upon the age, make and model of your camera this may be a free warranty repair, a free repair under a product recall scheme, or an expensive and uneconomic repair which effectively consigns your camera to the scrapheap. As you didn't mention the make and model it's impossible to state which option applies to your camera, but in every case it's definitely a professional repair only.

Please take a moment to rate my answer or if you have further questions regarding my reply post a follow-up comment instead and I will respond when I'm next online (I'm in London, England, so may also be in a different time zone to you).

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It's a faulty 5MP Sony CCD and there was a massive problem with them failing due to a manufacturing defect. Sony issued a "soft recall" on their own cameras whereby customers complaining of the fault outside of the warranty were being told to return the camera to Sony for a free repair. I sent two back last year which I'd bought in 2004 and they still repaired them free (it would have been cheaper for them to send me newer, later models in exchange!)

Minolta (later Konica Minolta) had a similar arrangement but have now been taken over by Sony, they are honouring some claims for Konica Minolta branded products, but not for Minolta products. I understand that this is both for practical purposes as the additional spare parts needed when the sensor is replaced are not readily available and also because the Minolta products affected have all now reached the end of their original design lifespan.

In short, you've left it too late and should have pursued the problem at the time it occurred.

Good, used A1's typically sell for £40-£50 in the UK but unless they've had a replacement sensor fitted under warranty are a big risk. Don't accept the seller's assurance that the sensor has been replaced unless they can show the sales docket. A2's have the 8MP sensor which did not have the same problem and have a far better viewfinder go for around £80-£100. Prices are somewhat lower in North America so repairs are clearly not cost effective.

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It affected the ccd-sensor of many cameras.
It does depend on the serial number of your camera.
Email them and give them your camera details.
You might get it repaired.
They do not sell any ! spares .

Try them

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