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Unable to focus camera.

I have made thousands of good pictures with this camera over the past 2 or 3 years without problems. Usually carrying it in my pocket. Recently I removed it from by pocket and attempted to frame a picture on the LCD an all that was visible were fine line streaks and no focus, though the object can be made out slightly. I checked other pictures already taken and they showed up good on the screen. I reset camera and problem did not go away. Does anyone have an idea on the problem and how much it would cost to fix?

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  • Protus Nov 18, 2007

    I have what appears to be a stuck shutter. When I take pictures they are over exposed and often show faint images of objects that I have pointed the camera at just moments before taking a picture. If I set the camera to burst, the first shot is over exposed but the subsequent shots are fine. te video is also unaffected by this issue. I am fairly handy, if I could instructions/steps to fixing the stuck shutter I'm fairly certain I could make this repair myself.

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The common cause of lines across the picture is a stuck shutter. This will cause over exposed pictures, out of focus, with lines across them. If the problem is infact a stuck shutter it will require full disassembly to fix, which will be somewhere between $100 and $200 to fix depending on where you send it. An image sensor failure, or focus motor failure can also cause simular problems - but they also cost simular amounts to fix. David Millier Advance Camera Repair

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