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Time for new flash??

I am having issues with the flash for my DSC-S60. Anytime I use the flash the pics turn out to be extremely underexposed or extremely overexposed, resulting in pics that are basically black, or basically white. I have tested the flash with every single setting and exposure imagineable, I even tried longer downtimes between taking pics, but the flash still mucks up. Is this fixable? Or is this camera kaput for anything other than daylight pics? Thanks in advance for any help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    yes, i too am facing this probelm. The camera worked fine for almost 2 years, but its not giving good pictures now.

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The camera's light sensor or metering system, for correct flash exposure is no longer working, that's why your shots is either black or white (overexposed or underexposed) the flash firing has loose its control because of the defective sensor, it now only depends on the charge current of the flash capacitor. If you'll wait longer time the charge is maximum picture result will be overexposed(white), and vice versa, less charge, dark result, have the flash assy replaced. Daylight no problem, it doesnt use the flash circuitry, thanks

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