Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Distorted view in viewfinder wierd colors all running together changed batteries - seemed to resolve temporarily and then came back


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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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Distorted view in viewfinder wierd colors all running together changed batteries - seemed to resolve temporarily and then came back


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