Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera ?

How do i fix, or get my camera fixed? It has blurry images.


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There is a focusing ring inside the lens assembly, with electromagnets on it. When dust, lint, etc. get inside the assembly, it can get stuck, and fail to turn, and focus. This is the most common scenario, although other things can be wrong. You can try two things: 1. Get a can of compressed air (Walmart- $4), and spray it in the front of the lens, trying to get it inside to free up the ring. If that doesn't work, try gently bumping the side of the camera while holding it lens up, and pointing at the ceiling. We're trying to gently "bump" the ring loose, and free it up. If neither of these things work, the unit will have to be disassembled and fixed, which can be tedious, and expensive. Make sure you get an estimate first, since the cost of repair can exceed the price of a new replacement. Good luck, and hope this helps.
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\015\012First verify that you didn't just accidentally turn off the LCD. To check, turn the camera on and press the "DISPLAY" or "DISP" button once. One other thing to check is that faded pictures can sometimes be caused by a stuck shutter. Potential symptoms may also include purple scratchy lines showing up on the LCD monitor and the camera's pictures. Other reported symptoms may be extremely distorted images (one reader likened them to the movie "Grudge"). Or blank or black pictures or black videos with good sound being recorded on the camera's flash card. You may suspect that the camera's shutter is not opening, but this is not the case. Note that the camera's menu functions should show up without any problem. Please note that your camera must be experiencing these symptoms due to a faulty CCD, and not due to other problems. Note that they're going to look for dings and dents. This is a CCD failure and in some cases had been subject to a recall. Contact Kodak support-this may be one of the recalls and replacement camera could be on its way. They will do it for free of cost.\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012
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