Question about Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera

Open Question

I have the Dimage 7hi and the CCD has failed. Does anyone know if Sony is doing anything past the 2008 recall deadline, or do I have a very expensive paperweight?

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Anonymous

  • 425 Answers

SOURCE: CCD used in the DiMAGE E201?

The DiMAGE E201 uses a 1/1.75-type interline primary color CCD with a total of 2.3 million pixels.

Posted on Sep 19, 2005

Ad

dewan nafees ahmed

  • 1894 Answers

SOURCE: showing battery low

hi anjali,
i think the problem must be with the replacement of the CCD chip. they must have must some damage to the cam with out their knowledge. but the thing is you cant even claim that with Sony. you must have took it right next day.
that too if you are in india you cant expect the service people to get these things fixed so soon. you must have been attentive.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

t00nz

CameraR

  • 4738 Answers

SOURCE: Konica Minolta Dimage 7Hi - Faulty

It could (note I'm saying could, not is) be a bent flash card pin. If you get it, take a look inside the camera's CF card slot. If a bent pin is spotted, remove the batteries and card. Use a small/skinny jeweler's flat screwdriver to bend the pin back as close as possible. The jeweler's screwdrivers that you see at the dollar store will work fine. Another tool that I sometimes use is a stiff wire with a bent hook on the end to get very flattened pins started. Take your time and use as much patience as you can muster (take a breather in between if needed). Just keep nudging it upward/straighter a "tiny bit at a time". Whatever you do, don't try to unbend it with one push/nudge, you won't be able to do it.
It doesn't have to be perfect, just as close as you can get it. When it's the best that you can get it, take your flash card and "SLOWLY" insert it. The card itself should fine-align the pin. Remove the card, and verify that the pin is still straightened. If so, reinsert the card and try it out.

Now if you get it and there's NOT a bent pin in there (say it's a missing pin, a very different story) don't come back crying here! :-)

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

Anonymous

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Showing low battery

I had similar problem with my Minolta camera. There is no way to fight with them. DO NOT DEAL WITH SONY ANYMORE, my best answer. It looks like Sony has special position on support own products. We have to start consumer's protection company against of SONY. Personally, I used to sped more then $10,000 to by Sony's staff, if it works - it works, otherwise you are in trouble if you do not have extended warranty. NEVER BUY SONY!

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

tbreeze47

Tom Carson

  • 3083 Answers

SOURCE: i have a dimage 7hi

This doesn't sound good. You could be having a problem with the lens, or with the ccd (image detector inside the camera. You can take it in to a camera repair shop and see what they think, and how much it might cost to fix it. You can also contact Konica Minolta to see how much they would charge to have it fixed. Here's their website:
http://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/content/support/supporthome.html
Good luck, and hope this helps you.

Posted on Nov 28, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Konica minolta dimage x20 cmaera


This sounds like a defective Sony CCD issue. If so, Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so get going! See this link:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/sony-konica-minolta-cameras.html

The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Dec 29, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE X20 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera viewing screen greyed out


If this also shows up on the pictures it could be a defective Sony CCD issue. If so, Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so get going! See this link:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/sony-konica-minolta-cameras.html

The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Dec 22, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Minolta dimage 7i powers up all functions but lcd and viewfinder are blank


You both are in luck. This sounds like a defective Sony CCD issue. Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so get going! See this link:
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?template_id=1&news_id=131#
The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Oct 27, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera

3 Answers

Minolta Dimage X20


Check out the manual it needs a little setting up I guess. There should be a more comprehensive manual on the CD in PDF format.

Sep 22, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE X20 Digital Camera

4 Answers

Image


I got the same problem back in December of 2006 (9 months ago). Since then, the camara has been on the shelf inside its case. Of course, I've been thinking about when to send it for repair or just buy a new camera. Just today, I got in the mail a letter from Monolta informing me of a class action lawsuit involving the DiMage A1 cameras. The problem is related to faulty CCD sensor creating the problem of a distorted image on the LCD and viewfinder. They will repair it or reimburse any repairs you may have already done or a reimbursement if you bought a new camara as a replacement. Replacements have a limit of up to $206. Go to http://ca.konicaminolta.com/ccdsettlemen... for more info on the lawsuit. There is also a link to a site to start the repair part. There is a deadline to apply for the repair which is three years from the time of purchase or March 31, 2008. RicoE

Sep 10, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Pink screen


This sounds like a defective Sony CCD issue. If so, Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so get going! See this link:
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?template_id=1&news_id=131#
The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Aug 08, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera

3 Answers

Lcd blank but can hear picture being taken


Maybe the CCD imager is dead. Please contact your nearest Sony Service. If you need more info please advice

Mar 18, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi Digital Camera

3 Answers

Lcd black, but can hear the picture being taken


This is part of a known problem with the SONY image sensors that operate the lcd. There is in fact a recall that will replace the bad componets. You need to contact SONY for repairs. Check out this website to learn more about your problem. http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

Mar 18, 2007 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi Digital Camera

2 Answers

NO IMAGES CAN BE SEEN THROUGH LENS????


its again a case of suspected bad CCD. the symptions you have mentioned indicates towards that your camera needs a new CCD.

Jun 21, 2006 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE X20 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Can't shoot won't shoot


This is an update. Sony is now handling repairs for the defective Sony CCD issue. Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so for others who have this problem get going! See this link:
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?template_id=1&news_id=131#
The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Jun 05, 2006 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

0 Answers

Konica Minolta Dimage 7 delay in start up and shot down procedure Hi, I have a Minolta Dimage 7 Digital Camera SN91202050. I'm very keen in electronics and I have its service manual (45 pages). Few months ago, I upgraded the firmware to ver 2.01e. (I read the full compatebility notice before installing). The camera worked so fine. I've got about 2000 jpgs And the last day I took about 200 jpgs in a very short period of time. So I was enforced to exchange the batteries during the snapshots. I'm using 2500mAh MiMH Kodak batteries. I noticed that the grey front right hand part of the camera is a little bit overheated. The next day, and after the camera returned to its normal temperature, I tried turning the Main Switch/ Mode Dial from OFF to Recording Mode, after putting a completely charged batteries. Unfortunately, I heard a small sound "Tick" then nothing happened else, the Data panel stayed dim(unlit) and with no data, and no red indicator had seen, also the monitor LCD didn't start. I didn't hear the noises which the camera should give in normal conditions. I left the switch as is, few minutes later, the camera continued the startup procedure, as I heard the noises and the Data panel lit in green and it displayed the normal status. I made several snapshots and everything were going well. I turned the **** to playback mode, I have seen the entire snapshots I did. Which mean tha the CF card is working well. Also all the other knobs were working properly. Then I decided to turn the camera OFF. Again, the LCD monitor turned OFF directly, but the upper Data Panel was left ON!!! And I heard "tick" Few minutes later, it turned OFF automatically. And I heard the same noises in the normal manner. 1-Does that mean the main board had a cold welding point? Or, the board was affected in the earlier overheating. I tried to use the transformer instead of the internal batteries, and I found this same situation. Delay in the turn on and turn off. And also the delay period is the same. 2-Does that mean that some chemical capacitors were damaged? ( wich capacitor should I replace?). 3- Does that mean there is a cold welding in some points beyond the processor in the MAIN PCB ASSY(0402) due to the frequent humidity and overheating? N.B I tested the internal backup battery, and it gave 3.24V (it's ok) Kind Regards, Soubhi Sabbagh Email: s.sabagh@aloola.sy

Mar 13, 2008 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera

Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

104 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Konica Minolta Cameras Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

 Larry
Larry

Level 2 Expert

126 Answers

Pierre Laplante

Level 3 Expert

2042 Answers

Are you a Konica Minolta Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...