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12-29-2011, 10:57 PM   #1
Lawrie
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Optio H90 overexposing everything!

Hi folks

Optio H90 about 18 months old and although well behaved to now, is now behaving _very_ badly.

Regardless of all mode and other exposure tweaks it overexposes everyrthing, as the shutter stays open for half a second or more after all shots - in darkness or full daylight. Preview images are totally washed out (as are downloaded images), but the preview screen has either concentric ring lines around image objects or a kind of graded screen overlay on close up. Upgraded firmware to 1.01, but no change.

It sounds like the camera is for the bin, but just curious about whether anyone else has seen similar and recovered from there :-)

Thanks

Lawrie

12-31-2011, 04:36 AM   #2
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I've seen lens motors break, so this might be the case here.

I mentioned this in another thread where someone's P&S broke, this this is more or less a steal:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-price-watch/170002-optio-rs1500-89-a.html

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