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[OM] Transient cam malady, next steps?

Subject: [OM] Transient cam malady, next steps?
From: Mike Gordon via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:10:45 +0000 (UTC)
Cc: usher99@xxxxxxx
Was going to take the E-M1Mk111 for short spin today but noticed the left most 
15% of the LCD AND EVF were grey and hid image and info.
Lens or no lens did not make a difference as much as I could tell.  Power 
cycles, remove battery had no effect.  In lieu of factory reset in case of 
firmware corruption (did not seem likely as smelled like hardware) did a 
firmware update which had just been released---no effect.  Then with lens on 
the affected area began to flicker and then corrected itself.  The images were 
not affected but the usability of the cam was. I bet this cam has 500 
activations, if that, as all trips cancelled. 

Now what?   Send in for a ghost problem and have them send it back saying it is 
"fine" 5-6 weeks later?  Extend the warranty for another 2 years for 100 bucks 
for a company that is sold?  I suspect they will still honor the warranty, but 
who know.  Do nothing and hope for the best?  I am all ears.  

What now?  Mike

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