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I have a Sonny DSC T1 and the screen has gone black.. It still shows some camera info in white but there is no picture view just a black screen. can you help?

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Your Sony T1 is one of those camers made with bad CCDs. That is the image sensor has known defect after production and market launch. Instead of recall their products, Sony offer owners to send/bring in their camera for CCD replacement without service/parts charge. Go to Sony web site to find a Sony authorized service centre nearest to wher you live, phone them up to confirm free service. You may either mail in or bring it to them in person. As far as I know, Sony will reimburse the shipping cost to you as well as sending the fixed camera for free.
Take a look of a third party comment/information regarding the bad CCDs by clicking here before taking further action. It didn't show black screen as a symptom, but I Got mine fixed for free with the black screen, I rather say very, very dark screen.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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