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Why is my camera making noises and getting coloured lines across the screen when I turn it on ?

The lines then show up on pictures I take

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It seems that you have been selecting Panoram view to shoot photos. Go to menu and change the image options and select SHQ or whatever and not panorama. This should solve the problem. Panorama view shows the grid lines all over the screen and it is meant for taking 360 degree panoramic views.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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nikonian2

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SOURCE: Lines on pictures

in what setting did you take this picture ? try a camera reset (it is in the setup ) if that doesn't work try the internal memmory first, than a Xd card

are the pictures it takes only so on the camera or also on the pc ?

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

Anonymous

SOURCE: Coloured lines on picture screen

I have the same issue, Although My camera is a samsung N46, It was working perfectly the night before, then my friend switched it on and it came up with a black backround and pink + purple vertical lines going through it.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Olympus Digital Camera X-775 powers on but shows lines on lcd

Sounds like your CCD/Sensor (eye of the camera)
It can be repaired.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Olympus FE-270 has a grey LCD screen, with vertical lines.

The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.
http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $87.85 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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