Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera ?

When we turn it on in photography mode, there are lines and it is mostly dark on the screen. We tried to reset settings but it didn't help.


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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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