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06-30-2014, 08:44 PM   #1
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K10 sensor issue

So I was working on some photos this evening and started to see a recurring line. It runs a bit less than halfway through. And it is the sensor. This is with no lens mounted. So is my K10 sensor failing?
This is cropped. Line is in upper part of box.

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06-30-2014, 10:42 PM   #2
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i remember reading somewhere on this forum that its happened a few times on the k10d and k20d and it was the sensor...if it is then not worth replacing
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There was an early issue with "noise" banding with high ISO with the K10D in low light.* Your image does not look like that. Have you tried reformatting the SD card or using a different card?


* Never saw the issue on my K10D.
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If your camera has pixel mapping feature, then that may fix/mask the problem. If you had a dead pixel, then the line would black AND it would from edge to edge on the sensor and not just part way.

Here's a link that states that you're experiencing stuck pixels. Ask Olympus: What is Pixel Mapping?

07-06-2014, 08:23 PM   #5
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Yeah thought it could be stuck pixels. The K10 doesn't have pixel mapping. A little more PS for me I guess until I can spare a few bucks for the K3.

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