Question about Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera
This camera has not been used very much. Now when trying to take a picture on the viewfinder you see horizontal stripes. You can view pictures already on memory. Wolf's Camera says the repair is $289. I am seeing references on-line to a recall that expired Oct. 2. Is there a contact person or phone number at Sony to see if they will cover this? How were owners supposed to be notified? This was was purchased by a school system.
Try removing the battery and using a known good one. It may take several tries. I got this from Sony tec support liv on line. Good luck it worked for me.
Posted on Dec 11, 2007
Covered by Sony factory recall.
Posted on Nov 26, 2007
This definitely sounds like a defective CCD imager. Also, the Sony recall's been extended until September 30, 2008. Sony should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:
Applicable cameras include:
Cyber-shot DSC-F717, F88, P10, M1, P12, P2, P31, P32, P51, P52, P7, P71, P72, P8, P92, T1, T11, T3, T33, U10, U20, U30, U40, U50, U60, V1
CD Mavica MVC-CD250, CD400, CD500, and FD Mavica MVC-FD100, FD200
Posted on Nov 20, 2007
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