Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

When I take a picture with my SD550 camera, the top one-quarter of the image appears as a darker band (compared to the rest of the photo).


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Does the downloaded photo have the same problem? If so then the problem is with your sensor and may be need expensive repair at the manufacturer. If the problem is only with the viewer screen then I suggest you accept it and continue using it. This sounds difficult to fix. In any case do ask Canon support about this.
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