Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera ?

Images with lines. Canon says NOT bad CCD

\015 My Canon A300 does everything well except take pictures. The menus\015\012work. The LCD works to display good images from CF. The LCD works\015\012to when framing a new picture. But the images are no good. Sorta pink\015\012with horizontal lines. It looked like the good ole bad CCD problem so I\015\012sent it off to Canon. They said it's something else wrong. "Please send\015\01290 dollars to fix it." I declined. I could not get them to tell me what\015\012this problem IS. Do y'all know?\015

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This really does sound 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.
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\015\012Which Canon facility did you send it to before (California or Illinois)? Also check the following two links for more info on how specifically to submit your camera for this issue. Think it's worth another try:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:
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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