Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

My display screen does not display, the screen powers on but flickers with a purple color


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\015\012
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My display screen does not display, the screen powers on but flickers with a purple color


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