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QV R51 problem

I recently went for an outing and used my casio QV-R51 camera. I was doing excellent. Suddenly i found the pictures coming with over brightness and also with horizontal lines. The pictures are still coming fine in the dark with the flash on . So obviously it has something to do with background light and exposure. When i went to a casio authorized repair centre in Hyderabad in India, he says i have to replace the entire CCD lens and shutter mechanism costing Rs.7000 ($125.00). With the present camera prices it did not sound a good proposition. Can anyone tell me what the problem could be and how to get it fixed. I will be very thankful jagadisan

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  • isparkes Nov 10, 2007

    I have exactly the same problem. Indoors OK, bright light/outdoors the pictures are washed out. In mid light conditions, there are horizontal lines.

  • umar80 Dec 13, 2007

    i recently went for an outing and used my casio QV-R51 camera. I was doing excellent. Suddenly i found the pictures coming with over brightness and also with horizontal lines.

  • wlaier Feb 25, 2008

    It happened with me also. If there is any solution for the problem I will be thankful to be informed.

  • aymen Apr 06, 2008

    So what happend? did you give up or is there a solution?

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    I have the same thing, it went from taking great pictures one minute to having lines and being too bright the next. This happesn indoors as well.

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    The same problem with Casio QV-R51.

  • junebaggio Mar 13, 2009

    I'm having the same problem! But i'm not paying to fix it. rather just get new camera! won't be buying a casio!

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    Over brightness and horizontal lines on image



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If the camera is giving good results indoors then there are less possiblities of damaged CCD. the problem can be with the apparture control system that it is not controlling the iiris in bright light. it should go high in high light and low indoors. it is fixed on low may be due to mechanical friction or the malfanctioning of the control circuit. try contacting other camera repairer then ASC of Casio

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Thank you so much likoposa! That really helped me! The camera works like a dream again! FixYa! :D

Casio QV-R51 Battery Door

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