Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

When I turn on the camer, the screen is distorted

\015 I have a Canon Powershot A80 camer. Recently, when I turn on the camer, the screen is distorted and blurry. Please let me what I should do. Thanks.\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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http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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