Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Distorted color on A80 screen

\015 My screen on my Canon PowerShot A80 has been displaying distorted colors. Sometimes it goes almost completely black, other times it's nearly completely bleached out. Sometimes, things look a shade of pink. Unfortunately, the pictures also upload and print this way--it's not just a screen only problem.\015

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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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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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