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Purple Screen on my Canon PowerShot A85 (Canada)

\015 Hi there, \015\012the LCD on my Canon PowerShot A85 has a purple band across it, it varies from just the top of the screen, to over half the screen when a photo is taken.\015\012I love in Nova Scotia Canada.\015\012I have read that Canon will fix this problem, but it seems only if you live in the USA.\015\012Any advice is truly appreciated.\015\012Kelly\015

Answers :

If the purple band does not appear in pictures when you download them on computer, then the problem is a faulty LCD screen or a bad ribbon cable.

If the purple band appears in pictures even when you watch them on a computer, then the problem is a faulty CCD sensor.

In both situations the repair requires complete disassembling and must be done by a technician.

If it is CCD , then Canon may cover the out of warranty repair, call them back and ask again stating that is CCD problem.

You can also get an independent quote on repair here: Repair.

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