Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

My Canon A75 screen goes dark and distorted in take mode. OK in review mode. This problem intermitts


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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 the following two links for more info:
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