Having problems with your Canon IXUS 970 IS Digital Camera ?

Why is the LCD Purple on my IXUS 970is when i turn it on? Photos also appear purple with vertical lines on them


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That really sounds like CCD image sensor failure. This is something that you cannot repair yourself. How old is your camera? Is it still under warranty? Even if it's not, recommend contacting Canon, as such failure in recent cameras is very unusual. They may offer to repair it no cost, you never know. 1-800-OK-CANON for U.S. or Canada.
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