I just got my camera a week ago, but since this morning the display has been so very dark i can't see anything but outlines, and it's all purple. the pictures turn out dark and purple too. the lcd screen still works fine, i can view all of the old pictures and videos i took just fine.
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Re: Purple lcd display
If your old pictures look fine on the display, then the problem is related to the ccd sensor itself. The purple color is displayed because of a problem in the signal transmision from the ccd sensor to the camera's main processor. This is done using 3 channels one for each primary color (RGB red green blue). If the connector to the sensor is broken, or got out of place (loose) because some mechanic shock or symilar, the data processing woun't come out right. It is purple because your camera's processor mess up blue and red signals therefore resulting same purple instead of blue or red colours.
In order to fix this you will need to either send the camera to a service center to have those connections checked (if your camera is still in warranty you will want to do this) or ask me for further instructions if you wish to try to dissasemble the camera yourself.
In either way the problem is fixable and in most probabilities a cheap fix will work.
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you turn off the LCD screen and use the viewfinder, same problem? Even
with this wrong, are you try to take pics and see this in your pc? They
are white or with some lines over image?
Two things there, first... could be a problem with the viewer screen, or, second choice could a problem CCD sensor go to bad; in both cases this isn't a job that you could solve yourself; this wrong include distorted images or abnormal colors, scratchy purple lines,
blank or black pictures, and/or black videos with good sound being
recorded on the camera's flash card.
I suggest check THIS LINK for additional details in this previous solutions for an Defective CCD
(Charge Coupled Device) and next contact your Olympus service. Istrongly suggest(taking intoconsiderationthe age of yourcamera) to evaluatethe cost ofrepairversusthe cost of anewcamerawith similarfeatures,before making afinaldesicion.
Keep in mind and check if even you are underwarranty, if yes, applied.
Did u check the settings of the camcorder? see the setting there you got contrast settings if its low then you'll get dark images or its exposer meter's problem U check the exposer meter's reading and see aparture also.
It appears the CCD image sensor is going bad. Both these cameras are specified in Canon's technical notice regarding this issue. If Canon determines that this is the problem (and almost certainly it is), they will repair your cameras at no cost, regardless of warranty status. If you're not in the US, contact your regional Canon service facility.
I purchased a olympus evolt 510 - having problems taking picture in the dark. The camera will take 30 second to focus and sometimes will not take a picture at all. Also I find when I am in doors the camera will take a substantial amount of time to focus on an object this is specifically when the flash is in use. The flash seems to be adjusting flickering constantly. Seriously Annoying.
If you can be some assistance I would deeply appreciate it.
Hi there.My 3yr old son water gun our 50" lcd tv sony bravia.I nearly have a heart attack.LOL.There were black mark at the bottom of the screen and when I touch it it's moving around.I realize that it was the water.So I didn't do anything.When we don't watch tv I turn it off from the wall.I kept doing this and after two weeks I notice that the black mark has gone.I don't why>So may be you could just leave as it is...good chance it may to away itself.I hope this helps.thanks.