Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

I have a Canon Powershot A70 and when I try to take a picture there is no image - just wobbly lines & gray.

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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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I have a Canon Powershot A70 and when I try to take a picture there is no image - just wobbly lines & gray.

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The LCD Monitor of my Canon PowerShot A95 shows purple, white, and black horizontal lines instead of a clear image of what is in the Viewfinder. Pictures taken while showing up this way on the LCD Monitor turn out with the same fuzzy stripes. Light lines show up in the well-lit areas of the scene and dark lines show up where the scene is dark. The problem was intermittent for months but now cannot be corrected by powering off. Thanks, Steve

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My Powershot A70 has no image in the viewfinder and has a series of moving lines immediately after taking a picture. I now have nothing but the lines in the viewfinder.

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My Canon Camera Powershot A470 has been registering the shot images, showing them with horizontal lines across the image. The lines look like the ones on the start-up "Canon" image when you open the camera. I have tried to adjust settings but the horizontal lines keep showing on the image, What's the problem?

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My Canon (PowerShot A470) doesn't caputre normal pictures. It enhance brightness and exposure while taking outdoor and lining with image while taking Indoor. it seems like a Stuck Shutter Problem and i verify it. What should i do now?

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I have a Canon Powershot A70 and when I take a picture now, the display shows a photo with horizontal lines across with very little color. Is there anything I can do? Donna

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I accidentally hit the button to format the memory card in my Canon Powershot A80 camera. Not only did I delete all my pictures but the images through the view finder shows distorted vertical lines. Do I need to get my camera serviced?

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SUTTER OR FPCB BROKER ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Canon Powershot A70: LCD screen went blank - I can still access all menu functions (timer, resolution etc), but the screen is completely black otherwise. If i take a picture using the manual view finder, all i get is a completely black photograph. Occasionally, i see a glitter or two on the screen which is black and white (kind of like an unsynced TV image), but then it disappears pretty quickly

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Canon has announced a problem with some of the CCDs used in its digital cameras and camcorders which causes images not to appear or appear distorted. This is due to a malfunction that means the wiring in the CCDs may come undone if exposed to high temperature or high humidity. The affected cameras are the PowerShot A60, PowerShot A70, PowerShot A75, PowerShot A300, PowerShot A310, Digital IXUS V3, Digital IXUS II, Digital IXUS IIs. Canon advises anyone experiencing these problems to contact them

Oh it's more than just the cameras you list, and also includes some video cameras.\015\012\015\012Canon will fix these for you for free if they're experiencing symptoms of CCD failure (black, lined, discolored, or distorted images). This ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

Canon powershot a470 vertical lines, white picture, blurred

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Blank Screen My Canon PowerShot A75, is not showing images on display screen, neither it is recording pictures. The pictures are Blank when shot and downloaded. However .Now if I switch it on nothing is visible on display screen. I have bought this camera from India and now I am studying in france, it is such an issue to even find a Canon Shop in France...i hav been trying on net for days...please help me with procedure to get it repaired as I heard Canon is doing it FOC. Regards

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Powershot a70 Over a period of taking 5 pictures the display showed a deteriorating image, 5 shots later I went from great pictures to a complete black image. My preview does'nt show a thing. The images went from perfect to a streaking black to just black. thanks for the help

As mentioned Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html\015\012ht ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

When I turn on my Canon PowerShot A75 digital camera, it has streaky pink lines. When that finally clears up,(which may take several minutes) it usually has a pink tint. If I try to take a picture, the picture is streaky or pink. Is this the problem that Canon will fix free of charge? The problem has been getting progressively worse since last year. What do you suggest?

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Currently my Canon Powershot A620 takes blank images. It turns on and I can view through my view finder pictures that were taken prior to...however, when I try to take pictures at the present, the images are blank...Has anyone else experienced this and how does one go about fixing it?

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