Question about Sony Cameras
There is a CCD service advisory for the F717. They will repair it free of charge. Go here for more details: http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html
Posted on Sep 22, 2006
SOURCE: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717
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
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
Blurry image on camera mode is problem of defective CCD imager and required replacement.
Sony will repair your DSC-F717 free of cost as per announced scheme of CCD imager problem in few models and DSC-F717 is in list.
Click Sony CCD Support for details and instruction of shipping.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
Please take a look at the symptoms listed here, and see if it's what you're experiencing.
Sony had a certain issue with the CCD chip on this camera. If it's this issue, they'll fix it free plus $20 until March 2010.
Posted on Dec 25, 2009
First pull the battery's out then insert them correctly,if they are in correctly then the upper console has failed and needs to be replaced.
Posted on Jun 01, 2010
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