Minolta Corp. has today announced a limited recall for the DiMAGE 7i digital camera. This recall affects a limited number of cameras with serial numbers in the range 95217273 - 95219999 and 96201000 - 96226022. The problem is not thought to be serious and is related to a potentially faulty main switch. Send in your camera and Minolta will replace the faulty part and return your camera free of charge. Note that this does not apply to DiMAGE 7 cameras.

Minolta Corp. Notice:

Notice of Product Modification

Important Information for Owners of DiMAGE 7i Cameras

Minolta DiMAGE 7i digital cameras purchased during or after July 2002

Serial Number Range: 95217273 through 95219999
  96201000 through 96226022

Note: this does NOT apply to DiMAGE 7 cameras

There is a possibility that a portion of the Minolta DiMAGE 7i cameras with a serial number that falls within one of the two ranges above has a defective Main Switch which could cause inconvenience for the user.

Please note that the DiMAGE 7 camera is not affected - only the DIMAGE 7i camera model.

If your Minolta DiMAGE 7i is serial numbered as above, please return it to Minolta. The suspected parts will be replaced at no charge on an expedited basis.

Please pack the camera carefully, using the original packaging if possible. Do NOT return the batteries, memory card, strap, or any other material. Send camera only to Minolta Corporation, DiMAGE Service Response Team, 101 Williams Drive, Ramsey, NJ 07446.

We strongly recommend that you insure the package and ship via UPS, FEDEX or any carrier that can be tracked.

In addition to the FEDEX or UPS label, print this label in color and attach for PRIORITY service:

Minolta Corporation
ATTN: DiMAGE Service Response Team
101 Williams Drive
Ramsey, NJ
07446

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

DiMAGE Service Response Team
Minolta Corporation
1-877-IMAGING