Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

View screen only shows streaks and purple color.


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


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. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

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!


There's no way for you to fix this. You have the classic signs of a failed ccd unit. There's nothing you did to cause it and nothing you could have done to prevent it. All you can do is to return the camera to Panasonic for repair. If the ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 / DMC-ZX1 Digital Camera

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The problem could be a defective CCD (Charged Coupled Device) Imager. You need to contact Canon and have it fixed for free.Please check the link below and you might get more information that would help you ... Digital Cameras

My 6 year old cannon powerShot70 won't take pictures, when power up the view in the LCd is black with hazy streaks, shutter clicks and "picture" shows up in view mode the same as LCD screen view. Camera turns on and I can view prev pictures but cannot shot new ones. iused camera outside for about 45 minutes at 2 degrees celius, got great pics but when i tried it one day later got black LCD. HELP!


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When I turn on my PowerShot A80 the view screen is distorted or blank. When I snap a picture it comes out black. I can still review pictures that I have already taken with no problem. I have put in new batteries but it doesn't help. When I turn on my Powershot A80 the view windo has light streaks moving from left to right or sometimes the view window does not light up to show the picture I'm trying to shoot


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 PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

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

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


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should 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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Red Screen Without any previous warning or symptoms, the battaries are new the camera seems to be ok, i mean the view finder, the screen is showing the object normal but when i take a shot the photo turn to be red color and looks like sepia mode but reddish. i tried to download the photos everything went normal but the dowloaded photos were as shown on the screen i.e. reddish sepia. please advise.


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Hello Boss there can be two issues for the problem posted by you.. Bt sorrry to let you know that it mays hurt you.\015\012\015\012\015\012 This is the CCD problem.\015\012Many have the exactly same problem If ... Digital Cameras

When I try to take a picture, the LCD displays a lot of colorfull squiggly lines instead of the scene that I want to capture. When I turn it ON, the Zoom lens extends normally, then the colored lines appear with the following settings on the screen. Auto, 1M 178, ISO 400, ! plus a hand icon, AUTO, 4, F2.8. No matter which mode I choose, the same thing happens. Looking through the EVF shows the same thing. Note; I can view several good pictures that I took before the problem showed up. If I


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Camera has a problem with purple fringing with pictures. A purple tint shows on viewer and on pictures. Color varies with subjects or objects viewed.


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My Nikon d70s does not take a picture. It only shows a pixelated color mosaic on the screen (back view finder) as well as when it gets printed. Very swirly-colorful bar image. This just happened. No dropped camera or change in environment. Kept in case. Can any one help? Thank you.


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I just got a Fuji Finepix S1500 and the viewing screen is showing a somewhat distorted image --- it looks like fine lines or minute color bleeds on the screen. In addition, when I connect the camera to the USB port of my computer it keeps saying that there is a "Power Surge to the Hub Port". Please help!


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When I put it into picture taking mode, the screen shows a blurry, streaked brown/purple version of the image. Every minute or so it snaps back into full color and works perfectly, but then it goes back to the messed up screen within a few minutes. What should I do?


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The LCD monitor on my SD 200 is not functioning. When the camera is turned on the screen is bright amd shows vertical colored lines in the bottom left corner, a grey blue patch in the top left and a purple blob in the top right. It is the same with the card in or out and none of the function keys make any difference.


Sounds like a cracked LCD screen. You may be able to fix it if you can find a replacement screen. I usually search ebay for a broken camera with other problems that I can cannibalize. Here's some examples on LCD replacement, including one for your ... Canon Digital Cameras

Screen after shot and in view finder keeps looking purple and showing mountain looking graphs.


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DISPLAY SCREEN IS SHOWING DISTORTED IMAGE AND COLORS OF OBJECTS VIEWING THROUGH IT. CAN'T SEEM TO ADJUST OR FIX IT WITH ANY OF THE CAMERA SETTINGS. TRIED REPLACING BATTERIES, TAKING THE MEMORY CARD IN AND OUT. CAN YOU OFFER A SOLUTION THAT I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF?


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

My LCD screen and the other viewing glass show an entire purple picture and similar to using a fisheye lens. Is my s1is stuffed?


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Purple screen on view finder and LCD


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When shooting video or taking pictures in bright natural light the view finder shows wild purple and green colors and these are actually transfered to the sd card. problem also occurs indoors in bright lighting???????????


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Purple and yellow colors on camera screen


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SONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK SONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK BUTTON,FLASH WORKS AND IT APPEARS TO TAKE A PHOTO BUT NOTHING SHOWS. ALL ISONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK BUTTON,FLASH WORKS AND IT APPEARS TO TAKE A PHOTO BUT NOTHING SHOWS. ALL I CAN VIEW IS OLDER PHOTOS TAKEN BEFORE THIS FAULT AROSE (without warning) WAS NOT DROPPED/ ABUSED OR ILL TREATED. NO MARKS/CRACKS ON SCREEN. ...


This is due to failure of ccd imager chip in your camera, replace ccd imager chip to get live view in lcd to take fresh pictures.Let me know if you need ccd imager chip part number. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T33 Digital Camera

View screen has purple lines across whole screen cant take a pic.


Hello,It is bad ccd issue in Canon A95 camera and ccd imager needs to be replaced.Canon will repair A95 free of cost as per announced scheme.Click ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

PURPLE LINES SHOWING ON SCREEN WHEN ATTEMPTING TO TAKE PHOTOS


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