Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

Screen is just seris of colored stripes which reproduce on card


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Excuse me, but old marine is correct here. Those symptoms are classic CCD image sensor failure. And if so, Canon will fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status, or whether you bought the camera new or used. Please check this link for more info. Note that a few of the 2 Megapixel cameras are no longer are being repaired by Canon as 31 March 2010, but your camera does not fall into this category.\015\012
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:\015\012A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \015\012
The sensor has failed due to age, a very common fault on all older digital cameras.\015\012\015\012Repair is totally uneconomical as it is a professional job only and spares are almost as rare as **** **** and may well have the same age-related fault even if you can find them.\015\012\015\012Sorry, but your camera has done fairly well to last around six or seven years and now must be replaced.
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Screen is just seris of colored stripes which reproduce on card


Excuse me, but old marine is correct here. Those symptoms are classic CCD image sensor failure. And if so, Canon will fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is re ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

I have a four year old Canon S1-IS that worked fine as recently as two weeks ago. I tried to take a photo with it last Friday and all I can see in wither the viewfinder or the display is a very garbled screen with horizontal stripes, that seem to change colors. The display mode DOES display images from the Compact Flash card in good shape. Any suggestions? Bruce Vincent [email protected] 281-379-4596


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 the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon Digital Cameras

When I view my photos I have already taken they look good until I try to zoom in, then the photos go fuzzy in multiple color stripes taking over the screen. Will my photos be fine when I load them to my computer? Is this my camera or my memory card. I put someone else's memory car in my camera and could zoom in and it was fine. I put mine back in my camera, took two pictures, and could zoom in on those photos and it was fine, but not on the previous pictures I have taken. I did plug my camera


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Stripes When I take my pictures pale yellow stripes appear across the screen. I changed the batteries, changed the card and nothing helps. My camera is not even a year old. when I take a photo there are light stripes across the image, somtimes if I wipe the screen it goes away but when I shut the camera,the next time I open it it happens agin! how can I fix this,is the lens sticky? or getting stuck? what can I do about it?


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My Canon A95 has horizontal grid lines on the lcd screen after a photo is taken. The view on the screen is normal when you are framing the photo but after you take the shot the playback of that scene has these grayish horizontal lines and the image color is washed out. Changing the batteries and the cf card makes no difference and loading the photos on Adobe Photoshop shows the same problem on the computer screen. This just started yesterday after we downloaded a bunch of photos from the camera


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My Canon A95 has horizontal grid lines on the LCD screen AFTER a photo is taken. The view on the screen is normal when you are framing the photo, but AFTER you take the shot, the playback of that scene has these grayish horizontal lines and the image color is washed out. Changing the batteries and the CF card makes no difference, and loading the photos on Adobe Photoshop shows the same problem on the computer screen. This just started yesterday after we downloaded a bunch of photos from the came


If the menus and icons look normal, but images are distorted or discolored, you may have an image sensor (CCD) problem. See Canon's service notice regarding this issue ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

The screen that shows the uptimate picture that the lens is capturing is all messed up. It has a series of color lines on the screen as well as a diagnol line accross it. So this "viewfinder" screen doesnt show any picture that I am taking. How do I fix this? (I'm not sure how this happend. I have young children it could have been anything!) Thank you, Jess


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Black screen The LCD screen is black, with coloured strips in the midlle. In the begining the recorded images were reddish, after that green and at the end there are only coloured stripes. The recorded images stored on the card are OK.


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If you save the pictures to the memory card instead of the internal memory there easy to get if something goes wrong with the camera.\015\012\015\012Even Walgreens can retrieve pics off the memory card. ... HP Photosmart R725 Digital Camera

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No image on LCD screen, only irregular lines of varied coloring. When picture is snapped, it is of these lines--no image. Help. Details: I turned the camera to shooting mode but it does not display the image of what I want to shoot, but just a series of horizontal lines. If I take the shot, it shows the lines which were displayed on the LCD screen. If switched to playback mode, previously shot images show up fine. I checked the batteries; they were fine. I replaced them anyway, to no avai


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My camera produces colored flashed, stripes too, not only on the screen, also on the images. It is not equal at all modes. Sometimes it is frequent in the "automatic" mode and if I chanche to "P" it is less. But it happens now more frequently. Is there something to do against it? what will cost the repair?


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This was covered on this link posting on this site. Canon will fix for free!!! postage and handling included.http://www.fixya.com/support/t199948-blank_black_screen_canon_powershot_s1Hope this helps.Jim ... Digital Cameras

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Lcd screen no longer has color, just black and white


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