Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1 Digital Camera ?

Mode switch The mode switch will not switch to viewfinder mode which I prefer. Playback mode is OK. Also, indoor pictures have a yellow cast in the background. Is this a matter of changing the ISO setting and will that be a permanent change?


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I have the Dimage Z 1 that had the same viewfinder problem. It was stuck and I could not use the small viewfinder. I couldnt hear any loose parts so after looking at a diagram of the viewfinder I turned the camera upside down, shook it and thumped it a couple of times. I only did this becouse I would like a new camera and was NOT WORRIED about breaking it futher. Long story short.....the viewfinder was " stuck" not broken. It works fine now but i look foward to more problems so I can slap it around some more.
My dimage z5 and see alot of problems on ebay the net ....anyways being a tech for 25 years the cover came right off and u can see the switch is surface mounted. there is supposed to be a plastic lever coming out to manually engage to outer switch but missing ...upon closer inspection i could see alot busted up chards of small plastic ...the insideof the switch was completely ruined for bits where falling out...its just stuck in main veiwfinder.\015\012 cant find the part itself anywhere on net. heard sony bought out minolta.\015\012my only bet is buy a broken camera with different prob. on ebay.\015\012 Larry
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