Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Picture goes purple

\015 View from lens shows purple and sometimes black - thus cannot take pictures. Problem sometimes goes away but always comes back. Has been like this from the moment i bought it\015

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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 this link for more info.
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