Question about Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

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Blurry views and SAF shown at the bottom of the screen

I have bought the T1 for over 3 years. Last week when I opened it, I found the views become blurry. At the bottom of the screen it appeared SAF. Do not understand what is SAF and what is the problem. Also lens problems?

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    Blurry views and SAF shown at the bottom. Owned camera for several years, but used lightly - just started.

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2007

    I am experiencing the same problem (distorted images) with my Song DSC-T1 camera. Thanks to your post, I have submitted a service request to the Sony technical support group. I'll keep you posted.

    Thanks, again.


  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    I have exactly the same problem and SAF at the bottom of the screen. images are all blurry. I've tried to reset the camera, no help.

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2007

    reset functio does not fix it

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2007

    Hi, Also just got the same problem a week ago. My TS1 is around 3 years old. Very blurry image (can't even make out the image) on the LCD and SAF showing on screen. Working fine till last month.

  • MoonBlaze Dec 25, 2007

    I am having the same problem. When I take a pic it looks like i was moving the camera really fast up and down and the piclooks really blurry.

  • EricLarsen Jan 02, 2008

    Same Problem here as well.

  • kahoa Jan 03, 2008

    I have the same problem and would like to know if you found any solution. i have tried looking for repair shops, etc, but hilo, hi does not seem to have any.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    WOW, I was amazed of the number and timing of those with the same problem I am having. Fortunately the link provided took me to Sony directly, I trouble shooted the problem and was able to create a repair request all at the same time. Thanks for the help! We thought we were going to need to buy a new camera. Hopefully, that won't be the case.

  • Taksin Mar 13, 2008

    Lately I have had some weird problems with the DSC-T1. side form th eimage being slightly blurry, half of the LCD screen appears darker tha the upper part, somtimes the upper area is yellowish and often there are firey wavering flashes f blueish, green colors going across the screen horizontally! This canera has been well taken are of and never dropped. It was bought in Boston prior to 2003. I have emailed Sony and now I am waiting for their feedback. I see that many of you who are identifying similar problems are stating that Sony will fix this free of cost! Sounds like a plan.



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Sony fixed it for free - it was the CCD as posted by t00nz.
Thanks irschilders

Posted on Dec 15, 2007



I got the same problem..... Thanks for the post! But does anyone know where the Serial Number is on the camera? I don't have the box anymore......

Posted on Dec 18, 2007



I had a problem with my CCD imager and you are right Sony fixxed it in less than 2 weeks for free. Thanks Thanks Thanks

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, 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

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