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Power shot 500 all of a sudden does not focus and the blurry image is a pinkish color when captured.


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If your camera is an S500, this sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
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A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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Power shot 500 all of a sudden does not focus and the blurry image is a pinkish color when captured.


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