E-M5 Weather Sealing Failed (HELP)

Started Jul 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP sparklite Senior Member • Posts: 1,052

So the camera has been drying off for a number of hours now. I just inserted the battery and turned it on to see what was going on. Pointing the camera at the cloudy sky, and out of focus, to see if the screen was showing a smooth grey tone. It was not.

The left half (only) of the screen now has pink/red bars spaced one pixel apart running vertically from the top to the bottom of the screen. There is a hard and very visible change at the centre of the screen where switches to being perfectly normal on the right half. The neon green colour is no where to be seen now, just the red/pink bars.

The digital (eye) viewfinder is fine, no issues -- just the back panel.

I guess I'll be calling Olympus tomorrow and then sending it in for service.

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