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Fuji Service Advisory on FinePix A303, F410, F700 and S2 Pro Digital Cameras

Fuji announces that some of the FinePix A303, F410, F700 and S2 Pro digital camera models may develop a problem with the CCD imaging sensor. However, the problem affects a limited number of units and may not occur in all cameras. The symptoms are captured images that appear completely black, have a purplish cast or multi- colored distortions. These symptoms would be seen on the camera LCD monitor when the camera is in the shooting mode or during playback. A limited number of these models will have these problems. A list of serial numbers and model names may be affected is available...

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Fuji Service Advisory on FinePix A303, F410, F700 and S2 Pro Digital Cameras - digital camera and photography newsFuji FinePix A303, F410, and F700

FUJI  announces that some of the FinePix A303, F410, and F700 digital camera models may develop a problem with the CCD imaging sensor. However, the problem affects a limited number of units and may not occur in all cameras.

The symptoms are captured images that appear completely black, have a purplish cast or multi- colored distortions. These symptoms would be seen on the camera LCD monitor when the camera is in the shooting mode or during playback. A limited number of these models will have these problems. The following list of serial numbers and model names may be affected:

Model Serial Number Range
FinePix A303  3JA4****~3JA5****
FinePix F410  32A1****
32A6****~32A7****
32A9****
FinePix F700  33A0****
34A1****

Serial numbers are found on the bottom of the cameras

More info here: Service Advisory to Owner’s of the FinePix A303, F410, and F700 Digital Cameras


Fuji FinePix S2 Pro

FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. announces that some of the FinePix S2 Pro digital camera models may develop a problem with the CCD imaging sensor. During a certain period in the production process, there was a lack of uniformity in the quality of the CCD. It was determined that this problem may happen due to a combination of CCD quality and usage/storage conditions or age deterioration. However, the problem affects a limited number of units and may not occur in all cameras.

The symptom is captured images that appear completely black, have a purplish cast or multi- colored distortions. The following list of serial numbers may be affected:

Model  Serial Number Range
FinePix S2 Pro  31A127**~31A143**
32A000**~32A039**  
33A000**~33A007**
34A000**~34A004**

Serial numbers are found on the bottom of the camera.

More info here: Service Advisory to Owner's of the FinePix S2 Pro Digital Camera
October 4, 2005
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