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Canon A75 horizontal lines through the viewfinder window

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From what my research shows this is a know problem and Canon is aware of it and will correct the problem if you sent it in. There are a couple of articles on the web about it. This one seems to be the most informative.
\015\012See if this is relevant to your problem while I do some more research.
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Canon A75 horizontal lines through the viewfinder window

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