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Old Oct 20, 2011, 1:44 PM   #1
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Default HS10 Possible dead pixel

I have a bit of a problem with my HS10. In dark conditions I notice a purple dot on the lcd, it also appears on the evf. However when I hold the shutter button down halfway it disappears only to come back when I release. Nothing shows up on the photos though and it isn't always theree, so do I need to worry? Posted on Fuji forum as well.

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Old Oct 20, 2011, 4:24 PM   #2
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G'day Kenzie

Hmmmm ... at first glance - if you can see it in both the evf & lcd screens it suggests something in the image processing department - however, as it is not appearing on the saved image, it clearly is not the primary sensor, nor is it something from the image-recording side of things

I guess it provokes several Qs...
is it a large dot or a small annoying dot > and does it bother you?
does it change size/colour with zoom lens mms?
does it change brightness with the ambient light levels - ie is the electronics of the system compensating during viewing
etc etc

Maybe others here can throw more 'light' onto your coloured dot !!
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Old Oct 21, 2011, 12:51 PM   #3
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Well the little bleeder won't appear! As far as I remember it doesn't change shape or colour and I think it gets more noticable the darker it gets. My first HS10 did this. If it's not affecting the photos then I can live with it!
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