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Subject is totally distorted-vertical lines appear


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Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?


Sounds like you may have a faulty CCD Sensor or the wiring came loose. My Camera did the samethimg. Email [email protected] and explain to them the problem. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines?


A large batch of potentially faulty CCD image\015\012sensors were installed\015\012on a large number of Canon cameras over the space of a few years. The\015\012sensors may go bad prematurely with time, especially if you live in\015\012humid areas. A ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Please can you advise me? The fault appeared without apparent reason, and is that when you take a photo, thin horizontal black lines appear, and when you transfer to the PC the lines are still there. The lines only appear after you have taken the picture - whilst you are viewing the subject through the viewfinder everything seems just fine. Many thanks for anything light you can throw on this, otherwise very happy with the camera. Tony


If the problem is still there even when you try a different card, then the problem is a defective sensor. ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera

White lines Hello! I got an Kodak easyshare M853 for Christmas 2008. I have taken approx. 400 pictures. Yesterday I took a picture and it appeard fine. When I go to review it there are white vertical lines through out the picture. These lines even appear when I down load them to my computer. The lines do not appear on pictures that I took prior to yesterday. Please help! I have Birthdays coming up and the Holidays, I can't be withour my camera! Thanks!


... Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera

Kodak V803 I think this is due to the camera being dropped: The camera switches on but all that appears on the viewscreen is a white light accompanied by black patches of distortion. The distortion suggests that the camera has suffered an impact as it has the appearance of a smashed window - with lines of distortion running across the screen. The view screen itself - is in tact - no evidence of impact - cracks or dents. I cannot get rid of this screen distortion no matter what button I press. Wh


There is no way except to replace with new screen.Sorry. ... Kodak EasyShare C513 Digital Camera

Kodak V803 I think this is due to the camera being dropped: The camera switches on but all that appears on the viewscreen is a white light accompanied by black patches of distortion. The distortion suggests that the camera has suffered an impact as it has the appearance of a smashed window - with lines of distortion running across the screen. The view screen itself - is in tact - no evidence of impact - cracks or dents. I cannot get rid of this screen distortion no matter what button I press. Wh


It would appear you have a damaged LCD screen. The same problem happened to my daughter's V803. The camera will take pictures fine but you will only be able to see them if you download them onto a PC. A replacement screen can be easily ordered and ... Kodak V803 Digital Camera

Camera was working perfectly until I turned it on today & I have a whole screen of vertical coloured lines. Any picture or video does not appear, only these vertical lines. I purchased this camera in 2004 but have not used it frequently. How much would it cost me to repair? I am in UK


Image formation is not proper so it is the defect of the CCD,so replace the CCD. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

Picture Problem Hi, my picture quality is poor, I have a Sony Cyber - shot DSC-P73. There are vertical lines are lines across the picture which makes the image appear 'grey'. They do not appear if I shoot a movie.


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:\015\012 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P7 Digital Camera

A vertical line (like a break in the image) has appeared on the LCD screen of my Fuji FinePix S1000fd camera. The line is also on the pictures when I view them on my PC. The camera has not been dropped, it just appeared a couple of days ago and is on all of our pictures. What is this and can it be fixed?


... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera

Vertical Lines I just got my new camera (Canon Powershot A1100IS), and took some pictures in a strong light. The sharp images came out no problem. I saw some vertical lines that appeared on the LCD screen with the bright light outside in the sun. What do they mean? Are they malfunction? Are they normal? Thank you and let me know, please! Mikey


They are normal. ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

When turned on, my Olympus 700 Stylus digital camera shows a thin green vertical line on the right side of the viewfinder--7/16 of an inch to the left of the right edge of the viewing area. Part of this line from the bottom up appears on the images downloaded into my computer. However, when the intensity of the light is increased, the visibility of the line in the viewfinder and downloaded image is decreased. What is the problem and can it be corrected?


Try blowing the cool air blower of very high speed for couple of minutes on the device in the power OFF condition.if there is any dust particle it will automatically blow away.and then on the device and check if the problem repeats again or not mostl ... Digital Cameras

LCD screen on my camera has vertical lines on it and the display is distorted.


... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

Vertical lines and purple artifacts when the camera is aimed at bright subjects


Current LCD display technology can reproduce about 300 different levels of brightness. Brightly lit scenes or light sources may exceed this brightness range, causing a temporary disruption (artifacts) in the live display. Artifacts are part of the di ... Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Digital Camera

A horizontal or vertical red line appears on picture.


Red lines are caused by glare. Avoid photographing shiny surfaces that reflect excessive amounts of light into your lens. ... Epson PhotoPC 800 Digital Camera

Vertical lines and distorted colour on display screen


Just as I got on line to this site I saw your problem being typed in and it's the exact same issue I am having with my Finepix 5000. I've owned it for all of 4 plus years with no problems and really decent photos. I'm getting a blurred image with gre ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera

Canon A520 Vertical line appear on images


This appears to be a failing component possibly the CCD.\015\012It may be possible to replace the camera if this is the case\015\012An offer to repair however will be almost the price of buying the next camera.\015\012Contact the Canon support websit ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

I own a Canon GL2 Video Camcorder. While in the Camera Position, it appears on the view screen two horizontal white lines, one on top (1/4" from the top) and the other on the bottom of the screen about 1/4" from the bottom. Even though it does not affect the end result. It makes it very difficult to film as the lines don't allow me to center (align properly) the subject I want to film. Thanks in advance for any help you may be able to provide.


Try to remove the cam battery for a while and put it back again. ... Canon Digital Cameras

When I look at a picture from my D60, a thin red vertical line appears from about the middle of the photo down to the bottom in every picture. I swapped lenses and it still appears, so I think it's in the camera itself??? Any idea what would cause this, and if it can be fixed? Thank you!


In this condition, the problem might be caused by:-material such as thin soft fabric, hair, or dust that entered and glued on your sensor, you can use a blower to bring it out of the body-the sensor was broken due to hard impact or fall d ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera

A vertical line (like a break in the image) has appeared on the LCD screen of my camera. It is also on the images when I view them on my PC. The camera was not dropped it just appeared a couple of days ago and is on all new pictures taken. What is this and can it be fixed?


Hi!It's a faulty CCD. Happens with this budget camera. You will have to give it to Fujifilm for a repair. Hope you still have warranty. If not, try to ask them if they can replace the CCD unit for free as it's usually a factory fault. ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

I have a Carl Zeiss Optical 3x Sony Cybershot. When I flip it open to turn it on, the image is either moving with horizontal lines, or blurred vertically (image looks like it's melting). The photo images come out as they appear on the camera screen. Sometimes the image will appear clear and normal on the camera screen when I flip it open. The camera hasn't been in intense heat or cold.


Hi,It seems some thing thing wrong with CCD Imager or its connections with main board of camera.Let me know exact model number of Sony camera as it would be written at bottom, to provide you solution. Also let me know are you ready to apa ... Digital Cameras

I have a pentax IST DS. Three months ago I had the camera repaired with the technician telling me there was something wrong with the memory card reader. Symptoms - able to take a picture but when I would go to review the picture I would either get a message that said the image could not be viewed or the image would appear with faint vertical lines on it. When trying to remove these images from the memory card the files did not appear. Three months after the repair the same problems are occurin


Have you tried another memory card? It might be a dirty contact on the card socket in your camera. ... Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera

Shortly after opening easy share the picture files a vertical zigzag appears on the pictures and this message appears when left double clicking on picture to view: Kodak easy share can no longer find the file... The file may have been renamed or moved in your windows file system. The easy share file cannot be found on c/ drive. Can pictures be totally lost and irretrievable from computer? Could a flash drive back up of a quick books program have ruined or corrupted the easy share picture files?


The easiest solution is to type start>search *.jpg. This will find every picture you have on your hard drive and where they are located. Didn't you upload with a USB cable? There is no 'lost path' I don't even know what that means...DO NOT take it ... Digital Cameras

Pictures appear with vertical or horizontal lines, very white


In my opinion, it is just matter of 2 ribbon wires that are not plugged properly at lens section, coming from main board (LCD section) because to fix / tight a loosed Hinge screws, above said 2 ribbon wires (flexible boards) need to be r ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F828 Digital Camera

Sony Mavica CD400 orange vertical line appears.


In lesser digital camera chips, this is typically "vertical smear". It is especially apparent if there is a much brighter light source in the image. I.E., a street lamp on a dark street. I have used an early version of the Mavica and experienced this ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD400 Digital Camera
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