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Sony recalls Cybershot cameras

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  1. zekrahminator

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    Sony has stated that Cybershot cameras manufactured between 2003 and 2005 have LCD problems. The LCD screen on the affected cameras will malfunction in humid weather. This causes visible screen distortion, color problems, and sometimes camera failure. Thankfully, the recall only affects 4000 units, a mere .5% of all Cybershot cameras produced.

    Update: The models affected by the recall are the DSC-F88, DSC-M1, DSC-T1, DSC-T11, DSC-T3, DSC-T33, DSC-U40 and DSC-U50.

    Source: The Inquirer and The Register
     
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    How could anyone possibly buy another sony product these days?

    At this rate, sonys 6% of profits that are left, are going to be in the negatives....
     
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    F*cking Sony, Sony's name used to be associated with quality, but now...............:mad:

    Do you have a list of the model/serial numbers that need to be recalled as I have a Sony CyberShot DSC-S40.
     
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    Now its in the dictionary beside "laptop battery" and "recall" :laugh:
     
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    I found the model numbers for you :).
     
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    Thanx m8y ;) Looks like Im safe LOL
     
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    Seems like sony have been calling back a lot of stuff these days
     
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    TBH this is actually a very small fault. If it only happens in humid conditions I expect most manufacturers would just say "we don't guarentee it when there is moisture in the air", and I'm guessing hardly anyone is actually effected by this, nice of them to replace three year old cameras really.
     
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    I'm getting my Canon A60 repaired (for free) as we speak because it has a Sony CCD.

    Apparently, under humid conditions, a wire gets loose. It affects still and video cameras.

    I know of 3 people at my work who have had this problem. In fact, where I live it is so prevalent, that people are buying Sony and Canon cameras that have this problem from their friends for $5 and getting them repaired for free !!

    And yes, where I live, it's tropical.
     
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    But it's the LCD that they say is being effected, not the CCD...
     
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