Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Monitor pink line at top.but images very blurry tried 5 mem cards all the same outcome.


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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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