Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera ?
Display and viewfinder greenish, pictures ok though
\015 For some days, both LCDs on my camera show a monochrome, green picture, kind of like when in infrared mode. But its not, and also all menus have the same tone (even in 'Set up'-Mode). The pictures it takes are just fine. Some weeks ago, the screens were kind of blurry, coloring vertical edges. But since that fixed itself after a while, I didn't pay attention to it. I suspect it has something to do with a damaged cable for the red and blue color components, since a broken CCD or broken LCDs seem unlikely judging from the symptoms(?)\015
Ccd is the main suspect.\015\012Try cleaning the contacts of the flexible film connectors attached to the CCD or replacement is the only alternative.Sony does not supply the CCD and the whole lens which is expensive has to be replaced.\015\012\015\012Stay in touch
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Display and viewfinder greenish, pictures ok though
Ccd is the main suspect.\015\012Try cleaning the contacts of the flexible film connectors attached to the CCD or replacement is the only alternative.Sony does not supply the CCD and the whole lens which is expensive has to be replaced.\015\012\015\01 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera
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