Taking a trip with a Minolta A1 :)

Discussion in 'Minolta' started by lucky4fingers, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. It's like I'm back in the 60's again, however no drugs this time. The A1
    goes pychedelic on me - like the whole picture melted or washed away, or
    howizontal lines thru it. not all the time just some. Is there any hope or
    lucky4fingers, Feb 11, 2007
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    jmc Guest

    Suddenly, without warning, lucky4fingers exclaimed (11-Feb-07 12:56 PM):
    There's a known problem with Sony CCDs, your description sounds very
    much like the one plagueing a bunch of Sony camcorders & cameras. I
    know. I have a camcorder with the problem.

    A quick google on 'minolta ccd' brought this up as the first link, the
    A1 is included:

    Here's a page with a description of the problem with Sonys:

    jmc, Feb 11, 2007
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    ray Guest

    It was my understanding that Minolta did not 'close shop'. They were
    bought out by Sony. Hence the 'replace with Sony' tag.
    ray, Feb 11, 2007
  4. lucky4fingers

    jmc Guest

    Suddenly, without warning, Doug Robbins exclaimed (12-Feb-07 2:20 AM):
    Nope. Minolta A1s are definitely on the list of affected cameras.

    jmc, Feb 12, 2007
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