Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

View screen only shows streaks and purple color. Pics taken show the same.


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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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View screen only shows streaks and purple color. Pics taken show the same.


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View screen only shows streaks and purple color.


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When trying to take a picture the color is off. It shows a purple tent on the screen, but there are old photos on there that are shown in normal color. It suddenly switched to giving everything the purple tent and has grainy lines going across the screen. I have tried to reset the settings to see if that would help but it hasn't. I haven't tried to upload any of the photos with the purple tent to see if they come up normal colors on my computer. Thank you!


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My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This is almost a brand new camera used only a few weeks.


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The view finder or screen are black. The lens moves out when the camera is powered on, I can hear the shutter click when pushed; the telephoto is moving; I have all the settings show on the screen when the camera is powered on but I cannot see anything through the view finder or on the screen and no image is captured when a pic is taken. I changed the batteries and it made no difference.


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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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All I see in the view screen is a white screen. I have a power shot A60. It will switch to showing pictures already taken and those pics are fine.


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I have a PowerShot SD110, Canon Digital Elph. It was working fine for years, but now, although I can view pics I've taken on the camera, when I go to take new pics, the screen is full of purple static rather than capturing or viewing the image in front of the lens.


Please rate this transcript since I have answered all your questions.http://www.fixya.com/support/c59920-powershot_sd110Your feedback is highly appreciated ... Canon PowerShot SD110 / IXUS IIs Digital Camera

Striped photos I just bought this camera, an upgrade from the dmc-lz2 which i thought was fab but whenever i take a photo on it the picture is covered in horizontal lines, it shows both on the camera display screen and on the actual photo when i put it onto the laptop. it even hapens with the factory settings! the screen is clear when i look at it but as soon as the pic is taken it's covered in lines.


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