Red Spot on Nikon D70 pics at ISO 1600

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by babsbini, Jun 5, 2006.

  1. babsbini

    babsbini Guest

    I normally take pics at FINE JPEG setting, LARGE size. Recently, I
    noticed that when I take pics at ISO 1600, there was a red spot with
    white center; the spot was almost circular about 2-3 mm diameter. It
    was placed at about 1/6th of the total length from the left and 1/4th
    of the total height from the top. It was consistently at the same
    location in all pics taken at ISO 1600. From this spot runs a straight
    vertical red line 1 pixel wide all the way to the bottom of the pic.
    Its almost like the pic bleeds from this spot. This spot and line is
    evident in pics that have a dark background.
    Has anyone seen anything similar? Any suggested "cures" for it apart
    from editing it in an image-editor?
    babsbini, Jun 5, 2006
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  2. Is the camera in or out of warranty? If still in, send it into Nikon to
    have these "bad" pixels mapped out. I haven't seen a way for a user to do
    this yet.
    Ed Ruf (REPLY to E-MAIL IN SIG!), Jun 5, 2006
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  3. babsbini

    babsbini Guest

    Thanks Ed.
    Its not in warranty anymore. Do you have any idea how much it would
    cost if I pay for it?
    babsbini, Jun 5, 2006
  4. Can't say I do. Give the Nikon 800# a call or e-mailtech support.
    Ed Ruf (REPLY to E-MAIL IN SIG!), Jun 5, 2006
  5. babsbini

    Jim Guest

    The minimum charge is around $200. You could send it to them because they
    will call when they have an estimate. Then you can decide if you want it
    fixed or if it would be more cost effective to buy a new one.
    Jim, Jun 6, 2006
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