Having problems with your Samsung Digital Cameras ?

I have a Samsung SL620 which has worked perfectly for several years. Now when it's turned on, all you see on the screen and on the last picture taken are distorted red/purple/black vertical lines.


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All things break down and if you have had the camera for several years then maybe its time to invest in a new one. It sounds like it doesnt owe you anything. You can buy the same camera if you really like it only it will be a more modern version
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I have a Samsung SL620 which has worked perfectly for several years. Now when it's turned on, all you see on the screen and on the last picture taken are distorted red/purple/black vertical lines.


All things break down and if you have had the camera for several years then maybe its time to invest in a new one. It sounds like it doesnt owe you anything. You can buy the same camera if you really like it only it will be a more modern version ... Samsung Digital Cameras

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?


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Camera operates OK but pictures have a purple cast and fine vertical lines. This distortion is also present looking at the screen before picture is taken.


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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.


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When I attempt at taking photos with my camera, I notice that most of them don't turn out. Instead all I can see in the screen & the picture is this purple-ish screen. It responds to light, but I can't see any figures (people). It does this with, not only pictures, but videos also. Once in a great while, it will work fine, but lately I've taken 3 pictures without any weird, purple, fuzzy lines on them. I've had my camera for only 6 months, and I may have dropped it a few times, but probably not


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I turned on my cam to see the camera making everything look distorted on the screen and distorted when I actually take a picture. Every other function works fine (like the menu screens etc.) so it's not a screen problem so it might be a lens problem or something. Can somebody please tell me what's wrong? My camera is a Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 if it helps. http://yfrog.com/0idsc03740sej Here's a picture of my laptop taken with this camera :( Thanks in advance


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Can't see pictures on display screen after picture is taken. Also can't see pitures after hooked up to the computer. The model is powershot A85. #8822135874 The viewer screen is blurry and photos have been coming out blurry also. I tried turning it on and off several times, and this seems to have worked- for the time being. It has been working- on and off for the last few weeks. Not sure if this is a permanent solution. This camera is also 4 years old..


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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?


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Distorted/damaged pictures some of the pictures taken from my sony cybershot dsc-t10 are damaged or distorted. damaged pictures are sometimes mixed up of different pictures, picture taken is quite small to view on the screen or lines occur anywhere on the picture. please advice me? please help me? thank you very much.


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The lcd screen just has lines...one time I used it & the next time it has lines. the camera does take a picture you just can't see what you are taking a picture of or view pictures taken....what happened?? it wasn't dropped or anything.


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Hi,my Samsung digiMax i5 was working fine but after a year the picture taken start getting distorted. By distored I mean, if the picture is zoomed, it comes up with horizontal lines, just like a gradient...These lines are visible even if the picture is viewed at camera LCD screen.


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Vertical lines on screen. Can't see picture at


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Lines and distortion across screen when on. If picture is taken it shows those lines and distortion


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Vertical lines in taken picture and on screen.


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