Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera ?

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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I'm afraid your camera is affected by the well known Sony CCD sensor problem - a large number of CCD chips manufactured by Sony between 2002 and 2004 were prone to early failure, due to some problem in the manufacturing process.
Sony offered free repair of the affected products (which seem to include your camera), but this offer seems to have ended in 2007. You could of course still call Sony's customer service and ask if the offer has been prolonged.
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