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In the preview picture has horizontal lines and washed out look


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Horizontal lines I have a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80.  When I look at the screen to take a picture, everything looks fine.  Video setting works fine too.  But, when I take a picture, there are horizontal lines all the way across the whole screen on every picture on every setting except the video as I already stated.  Please let me know what this means.  Thanks for your help.


HiIt sounds like the aperture in your lens is stuck open and the pictures are overexposed. Try a lower light setting, do the pictures look alright? If so it's the aperture, and the lens will need to be replaced. If the camera is still in ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

Horizontal lines Hello, I have Canon S1 horizontal lines, after picture is being taken. Picture in preview mnode is OK, video mode works fine too. Replaced CF card and the failure persist. The camera is as new never fall. The lines are white ,but were picture is visibal colurs are distorted. Can you estimate cost of the fix? and root cause? Thank you in advance, Noa.


I have the same problem with my camera and it appears to be a well known problem with this camera and some others models beside of canon's: The problem appears to be caused by a defective CCD integrated in the camera. The CCD is not very resistant to ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

When I take a picture it shows up perfect on my screen, but when I look at the last pictures taken there are horizontal lines. The last few pictures have horizontal lines and are very foggy.


If cleaning the lense won't help, the memory card might be damaged. Try with another card. ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

Horizontal lines OK, we fixed the black screen and black pictures, but I'm still getting a strong pattern of horizontal lines in my pics. Pictures shot with manual setting adjustments are better than those on automatic, and the lines don't show too much with a strong flash (but if the flash is too strong then the image is washed out). Is this fixable? Or is my camera dying? ~Ange


... Canon PowerShot S2 IS 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? 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

I have purple horizontal lines across my screen when i try to take a picture. When i snap the picture that is all i get. The memory card seems to be fine in that all the pix stored on it look fine when i check on the camera. What could be wrong? The only thing of note is that i had the memory card alone in my cold car for a few days . I tried putting a new memory card in the camera and that didn't change anything either with the purple horizontal lines.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

I have had my camera for not even a year and it recently started having this problem. Whenever I take a picture, the object will look fine in the display, but when I take the picture it gets horizontal lines across the picture. It is much worse if there is any natural light coming into the picture. I have tried adjusting the flash, the white balance, but the pictures are still coming out this way. Also, if there is a good amount of natural light, you can't see the object you at all, it looks


If I understand you correctly, you're saying that the LCD display shows a normal picture when you are composing your shot, but that when you actually snap the shutter to record the shot, the resulting image has nasty lines across it?That ... Casio Exilim EX-S5 Digital Camera

HI All of a sudden, there is lets say no more image on the display or the image is purple and full of weird lines. No image at all and when I click to take a picture everything works out well: the flash the mechanism but no picture appears as taken Thanks. My fine pix has a similar problem . In movie mode it is fine but when I take snaps all images are found to have bright white horizontal lines , looks like a light sensor problem , no solution found so far . :(


BUT NOW U HAVE FOUND SOLUTIONCCD FAILURE !but u will get it repaired Free of Charge as Fuji has taken notice as all manufac and i got my S5000 repaired Free from Fuji just call them tell them about BAD CCD it is a known manufa ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

View finder screen has horizontal lines, almost looks like static. Picture is black across the bottom with purple horizontal lines across the top. Help!


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera and look through the window, there is a line of light glowing from the top to the bottom of the screen. It affects my pics as the light is in the pictures. It looks like a light inside the actual window. Also, there are horizontal lines that flash on and off in the scrren, can't figure out why.


Test ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Casio Exilim s500--horizontal lines in picture and autofocus creates blurry pics


It appears this problem is due a failing CCD device in many brand cameras. All the manufactures use the same source(s). I have not persued Casio as yet, but other companies are offering a recall to replace the CCD for free. I plan to use this appr ... Casio EXILIM Card EX-S770 Digital Camera

When i take picture it looks good on lcd when i click picture there are horizontal lines in the image, why?


If thats the case on the final output when u see on pc then my friend ur CCD is getting weak and these lines will increase in the coming days and will turn pink or purple and distorted , there is no cure for that unless u change ur CCD i ... Samsung Digimax i5 Digital Camera

I believe I got salt water spray on my camera this past summer and now it is having various problems that come and go. Foremost is most pictures are washed out of color and there is horizontal lines in the pictures. Sometimes shutter doesn't open or close. Flash won't pop up. Running slow. Is this worth repairing or should I buy a new camera?


Salt water is corrosive over time and the damage is ongoing. Unless this is a very expensive camera, it probably isn't worth repairing. ... Digital Cameras

My GE A830 is showing horizontal lines that distort the image after taking a picture, but the image looks fine before the picture is taken.


Possibly ccd sensor problem ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera

Pictures turn out pink & with lines in it.It also displays this on the screen when previewing pictures.Old pictures on the memory card still look normal on the screen when reviewing them. The camera has been dropped when on vacation back in August,but has been working fine until a few days ago.


Try to reformat your internal memory, and then turn On the camera and use the auto mode or smart scene mode. Take a two pictures on a same subject then review the pictures after, now if the two pictures has lines on it and it has a pink in colors it ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera

Whenever I take a photo with my Olympus digital camera the image looks crystal clear until I take the picture. When the camera is put into playback mode the picture appears to have horizontal lines. I've cleared the memory adjusted the pixels and even reset the status of my camera. Help.


Samsung S630 Digital camera imige4 is clear until I take the picture then on play back it has horizontal lines. Help ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera

Striped photos I just bought this camera, an upgrade from the dmc-lz2 which i thought was fab but whenever i take a photo on it the picture is covered in horizontal lines, it shows both on the camera display screen and on the actual photo when i put it onto the laptop. it even hapens with the factory settings! the screen is clear when i look at it but as soon as the pic is taken it's covered in lines.


Return the camera to vendor it is a faulty product.\015\012Contact Panasonic support to establish the nature of th problem- but as a new item it is the vendors problem ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

There are horizontal lines across the pictures. They do not show up on the preview screen, only after the picture is taken


Dear Friend,\012\012There is a problem with the processor. Get it repaired......... ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

Canon A95 Some Pictures have a purple tint to them. Pictures sometimes look normal but you can see the screen flashing continuosly. Also there are flashing horizontal lines. Is this a CCD imaging problem.


Yes, ccd imager is about to defective completely like one day no image at all.Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement for A95Click ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Lines and washed out pictures


This is a CCD problem and I think Nikon are aware\015\012Contact them re this with a view to a free replacement ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

Canon S400 Pictures are over-exposed with horizontal lines-LCD ok


For both of you, this sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon 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 two links for more ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

Horizontal Lines I found in my Canon PowerShot S 500, in the screen, the image appearing having horizontal lines in it, in the replay after imaging and replay mode, and after it is on the computer, the lines appear in the picture clearly pixelating the picture horizontaly, while in video mode, no lines appear at all while videoing and viewing the video. in the viewing mode normally before taking the picture, i found that there is very light lines cannot be seen easily, but became clear when i tr


Even am facing the same problem is it due to the problem mentioned in this site?\015\012\015\012http://www.canon-asia.com/index.jsp?fuseaction=image-phenomena_notice ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

Digital camera, horizontal lines across photos, outside photos look washed out.


I think it is a sensor issue, as well as a setting issue. My friend works at the drugstore and they used to have a photo department. She has the same camera as I. I took the camera to her to have her troubleshoot it. She said that she would contact t ... Digital Cameras

My Canon Power Shot (about 4 years old) suddenly has developed problems. It looks like I am shooting through a mesh. There are horizontal and vertical lines on the pictures. Is there a solution?


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Digital Cameras
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