All of a sudden, my pictures have a pink splotch running vertically across the center of the picture. This is happening more often than not, and I can also see the splotch on the image display when I am...
symptoms of a defective CCD
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. A
problem has been discovered in some of the CCDs used in Panasonic, Fuji, Sony and Canon digital
camera and digital video camera products that causes images to appear
distorted or not to appear at all. And the says apologize for the considerable
inconvenience this represents for your customers. Along with our
respectful apology, we would like to advise our customers of the details
of this issue and our policy for handling it, which are as follows.
the CCDs used in the affected products listed above, it has been
confirmed that, especially under high-temperature/high-humidity
environments, the internal wiring may come undone in some places.
this defect occurs, the signal is not output from the CCD correctly
when in shooting mode, which results in symptoms like the following in
captured images. These symptoms can be confirmed on the LCD monitor. The
same symptoms may also occur in recorded images:
* images do not appear
* images appear distorted
In order to correct this issue, the repair facility needs to replace the CCD. This is not something you may do on your own; this, isn't a good new, but hope helps to solve it.