Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

Pictures are extremely blurry, like smeared. Also now lens won't close when off

\015 It all happened at once taking pics for ebay. Didn't damage it, thought maybe it was dead batteries, but new batteries didn't help. Sometimes if I turn it off and turn it back on it will take one shot and then after that it's all wildly blurry. Also, strangely, now the lens does not retract when I shut it off. When I just tried it again I got a message "E18" on the screen. HELP!!!\015

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Hi

If the pictures are smeared, then your CCD is bad and needs to be replaced. The "E:18" error message is a generic message meaning your lens is defective... so it sounds like you need the lens completely replaced.

I would look for a defective camera online and make a good camera out of the two. If you would like to have your A75 repaired, I don't have current pricing for a lens assembly but I can get it for you.

Good luck from Darntoothysam com, and let us know if we can help.

Thomas
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