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Erratic view from display , takes picture that way , almost like it has a bad tuner


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Let me guess...Sony Cybershot? If you're still able to view pictures clearly but when taking pictures the display looks distorted or black, it's most likely caused by the CCD sensor chip. By the way, even if it's not a Sony it can still be the same problem.
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Erratic view from display , takes picture that way , almost like it has a bad tuner


Let me guess...Sony Cybershot? If you're still able to view pictures clearly but when taking pictures the display looks distorted or black, it's most likely caused by the CCD sensor chip. By the way, even if it's not a Sony it can still be the same ... Digital Cameras

Dark LCD I have an A70, about a year old. The problem is the LCD screen is very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture with the viewfinder the picture is exactly what the LCD screen looks like. This happened as we were using the camera. I also cannot view any of the pictures in the camera. I no the display is not completly out because it works to access the menu screen. It wasn't droped or anything. I can't find any setting to change


I have a sony cybershot dsc w730 , since a year. The problem is that over 2-3 months the LCD screen has become very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture, the picture is exactly what the ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Digital IXUs II. The display if I want to take a picture or short film clip does not work (like a bad signal, flickers black & white). However, if I want to view photo's already taken the display works fine. Any ideas?


This is most likely a defect CCD that is being repaired free of charge by Canon - they'll even send you a free shipping label in the US to return it to them. For more details on contacting them, go here: ... Digital Cameras

Lcd blurred I have a canon power shot a80 and when i turn it on and try to take a picture, on the LCD display i see a mixture of colour which is not even letting me see the image of the picture i would like to take. If i look through the lens and take the image, i am still able to view the picture I had taken if i set the camera on the view pictures. The mixture of colours on the LCD only shows when the camera is set on take the picture... and it doesn't even do it always. Thanks.


Canon will fix this camera if it is in the list of ccd defect. Contact canon.com for the Americas, or where you are. Call Service on the web page with the 800 number.http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&am ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

I have a canon eos rebel xs and when i take a picture the picture i am taking is not shown on the display screen like other camera can do, is there any way i can change this? i love my camera but i want to see my pictures on the display screen as i take them


Do you mean you want to see the picture on the lcd screen before you take it like a point and shoot camera can do? For that, you need a camera with "live view" and your camera does not have it. ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

The Monitor on my Nikon D80 does not show any image when I try to take a picture - The viewfinder is ok and the camera takes a picture ok and displays it for about 4 seconds on the monitor after taking it. I can view the Menu's and can View existing pictures ok via the monitor. Is there a way to switch the monitor off or on, tried the menus but cant see anything obvious.


You can switch it off so as not to show the picture after you take one.You cannot use the monitor to show images as you're taking them. The D80 does not have a Live View capability. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Canon power shot S230 elph. I have two of them and they both use to get purple, magenta lines showing up in LCD display. I just happen to power them on again and one seems to be working but the other will view prior pictures fine in the LCD but when trying to take a new picture it very dark in LCD and picture is dark almost black when viewing. Flash is going off when taking a picture.rn Thank you, Cindy


... Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera

Every thing seems to work but view screen is blue and takes a blue picture (has ripples that move when you point or move camera around like you can almost see something but you can't. My logo and phone number come up in the view screen fine when the camera is first turned on then it goes to the blue screen when the camera is ready to take a picture. Is it worth fixing???? Cost to fix???? Neil


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 A85 Digital Camera

My Kodak Easy Share C613 purchaed 13 months ago seems broken, It appears like water damage of some sort. Buttons stick, LCD display turns on intermittantly, pictures don't take, and can't view older pictures. Sometimes when the LCD display does work it looks like water drops in the backgroung. How much does it cost to estimate repair and who do I send it to? Jo Lynne


Try this :\015\012This works on most mini electronic devices like cellular phones and degital cameras etc . \015\012\015\012it sounds crazy .Remove the back (or Cover ) of the phone( or Camera ), battery, and SIM i ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

Verticle Lines When I turn on my camera, all I can see in my view-finder is many lines, almost like a multi-colored bar code. Sometimes this occurs after trying to take the first picture, but most of the time there cannot even be a first picture. When I attempt to snap a picture with the lines in the view finder and then 'recall' that picture, it is only the lines.


This is a CCD or main processor failure.\015\012Nikon will advise repair or replace. ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

I turn the camera on, the Canon image comes up along with various icons, but there is no picture in the viewer - and when I take a picture I get nothing. It's like the lens remains covered. Is this a setting that is somehow changed? I reset - but no change. I can view pictures on the card, so it's not the display. I can also view settings - just not any picture.


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

My DSC-H9 will not display stored pictures or video. When I push the button to switch from picture taking to picture viewing it shuts off. Changed battery, memory stick, did "reboot", pulled battery for 30 seconds. Nothing made any difference. I can plug in to PC and view or pull pictures off. It's like the mode button is also a power button.


... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9 Digital Camera

My display is streaked, pink like lines but cannot see to take a picture and if proceed with picture it looks like the view finder - not clear at all. Any assistance you can provide would be great. Is it possible to send it in for repair?


Known problem. Canon will repair N/C (even on an out of warranty A75!).Prior response here: The sensor is bad, Go to the Canon web site, There's a recall on this. They will repair for you N/C, To and from\012 ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

My canon powershot a95 display screen does not show an image when I am trying to take a picture. The image that is displayed is black with white lines and varies in the amount of black and white. No matter what setting I turn to, I can not get the image to appear. It had been working fine till a couple of days ago. It has not been dropped. I get the same result when trying to view a picture of a card. Is there any way to reset the camera?


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

My nikon coolpix s5 turns on and dispay remains dark- but all settings show up on display screen- cant take picture but i can view old pictures. i have taken out battery and restarted camera but still have same problem--it looks like display is turned off--but can't find any options to control that function. thanks


The camera's ccd, the image sensor , is either faulty or has become disconnected. This is a fault that can't be fixed by fiddling with the settings. If the camera is under warranty, then return it for repair. If it is not, it may cost more to repair ... Nikon COOLPIX S5 Digital Camera

The LCD was fine before taking the picture but all the pictures have light blue lines in them , like the ones on bad TV, and the same thing happened when viewing them on PC. the pic quality was bad as well. what happened to my camera?


Was it dropped? Something might have came loose. ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

Card Error I have an Optimus 8.0 camera with a Kodak 2 gb memory card. I took many pictures on the card, and viewed but never download the pics...I went to take another picture and got a card error... Acts like all pictures are gone and card needs to be formatted. Is there any way I can retrieve the pics that were already on the card. I hope I haven't lost all my pictures.


Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. Then, format the card in the camera. Next time, don't wait so long to download your pics. ... Digital Cameras

White display As soon as I turn the camera on, the display turns white and therefore it can not be used anymore to view or take pictures. Is there any way to fix the display and if so would it be expensive? Thanks


It maybe, and I stress maybe cured by a firmware upgrade. Go to the Konica website, look for support, firmware upgrades for you camera. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 Digital Camera

My camera will freeze when i try to look at certain pictures, the only way i can get it to unfreeze is by taking the battery out. I cant even delete these pictures because it freezes before you have the opportunity to delete it. I can still see the pictures on the computer but would like to view them on the camera as well. any advise?


I see that there is a firmware update available for this camera; however, I do not see a description of the fixes provided by the update.\015\012\015\012\015\012Whether or the update will fix your issue is unknown, but may be worth a try. ... GE E1030 Digital Camera

Overexposed photos?? when i hit my shutter release button, sometimes the flash doesn't pop up and the view finder goes black. (it's like the camera is taking a picture but when I release my finger from the shutter release button it doesn't release) The only way to "get out of it" is to turn the camera off then back on. when i go to playback...it is a white picture. are my settings messed up and how do i avoid this in the future. Many picture moments are missed because of this!


The view finder "going black" on an SLR is caused by the mirror being up, which is also when the camera is actually taking the picture! The mirror sends the light from the lens to either the viewfinder or the sensor. When it's down, the light goes ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

View finder is black, acts like it takes picture but dispalyed picture is black also, camera displays pictures taken prior to this malfunction


This sounds like you're having a problem, either with the shutter mech inside the lens assembly, or else the CCD is not functioning. The unit will have to be serviced, unless you can free up the shutter assembly. You might try blowing compressed ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

When I turn the camera on, the canon logo appears on the display and the red light in back above the menu button keeps blinking, but nothing happens. When I turn it on in the "taking pictures" mode or "view pictures" mode, it just hangs and acts like it has trouble reading the CF card. I've tried multiple cards and had the same problem, so I think it's the camera and not the cards. Any ideas?


Canon logo is starting of camara indications just as company manuals ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

I cannot see anything when in camera, film, or view mode. When I snap a photo, it sounds like a picture was taken and the flash still goes off, but nothing is displayed on the screen. Only when I attempted to upload my photos onto my PC was I able to see that my camera was in fact still taking pictures!


Does it show pictures on the computer or is it black images, if they are black, your cameras lens cover could be stuck, it opens up when the lens is fully open, dirt-sand and dust or old grease causes the problem. otherwise your LCD on the camera cou ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

I have no image in the view screen. It displays images stored but will not take any new pictues although it acts like it is taking a picture- flash, etc.but come up blank.


... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera

My powershot A75 is only displaying fuzz like a bad tv reception when in picture taking mode, display works fine in playback. any idea how to fix this?


This is known problem of ccd imager failure in Canon A75 camera and ccd imager will be replaced to get correct live view to take fresh pictures.Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement, click ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
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