Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Recently my Power Shot G-3 started washing out pictures I take outside. Here in my home it has diminished quality, but outside it gets nothing or very little. Is this something I can repair, or do I need to send the camera to a technician?


Answers :

Ensure first that is not a setting problem. For example if camera is set to night picture, all the normal photos will be overexposed.

Reset camera to factory default, and try also removing battery for five minutes.

If the problem is not a setting problem, check if there is dust or dirt on the lens, this can cause blurry pictures, and also grayish pictures, like they are underexposed.

If you cannot fix it in this siple ways, then probably the lens are dirty from the inside.

In this case it will be better calling a technician, rather than risking to reduce your camera to a bunch of bits and screws.

You can call a technician, validate your guranty, or eventually ask a guaranty extension (if available) , by calling the phone number listed on the last pages of the owner manual.
If you know how to open and check circuit of camera, you can make it.
Problem seems CCD Imager flexible board connectors to be removed and hooked in board. This must be done with care as flexible board can be damaged easily.

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