Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera ?

A distorted purple image appears when my fuji 5000 camera is switched on for taking a shot, it looks like your old analog tv channel has lost a proper signal with loads of wavy and straight purple and black, have taken batters out and reset camera many thanks george


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Your CCD (image capture chip) has succumbed to a common problem with many earlier cameras (around 4+ years old). Fuji has had a policy of fixing this known defect at no charge, even though it's well past warranty. For more technical information about the problem, here's a link; http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html
The problem was widespread as many camera manufacturers used a Sony made CCD. Once the problem was identified, it was corrected in the chip manufacturing stage, and has rarely, if ever, occurred since.
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