Help with S100 sensor

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dave61 Regular Member • Posts: 182
Help with S100 sensor

I'm getting a vertical line down the RHS of the image (zoom to see). No apparent issues with lens. Is this a sensor flaw? Thanks for any advice on this.

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dave61 OP Regular Member • Posts: 182
Re: Help with S100 sensor

No thoughts?

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Helstor Regular Member • Posts: 245
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That looks more like a scratch in the wall you've photographed than any lens/sensor issue.

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dave61 OP Regular Member • Posts: 182
Re: Help with S100 sensor

Thanks but no, the mark is consistent through all shots.

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brianj Forum Pro • Posts: 14,657
Re: Help with S100 sensor

dave61 wrote:

Thanks but no, the mark is consistent through all shots.

It could be the sensor but equally could be the memory card.  BTW your sensor appears to be covered with fluff.

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Steen Bay Veteran Member • Posts: 6,974
Re: Help with S100 sensor

dave61 wrote:

I'm getting a vertical line down the RHS of the image (zoom to see). No apparent issues with lens. Is this a sensor flaw? Thanks for any advice on this.

My guess is that it's the sensor. A row of pixels that becomes a curve after distortion correction. Probably too expensive to fix. You won't see it if changing the aspect ratio to 1:1.

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dave61 OP Regular Member • Posts: 182
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brianj wrote:

dave61 wrote:

Thanks but no, the mark is consistent through all shots.

It could be the sensor but equally could be the memory card. BTW your sensor appears to be covered with fluff.

Brian

Thanks, Brian,

The fluff was probably on the blank surface  used. I'll try a different card.

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