Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Picture is like smeared paint on wall, pink blue, red


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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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My camera has pink monito when on. and its copied pictures are also pink. what should i do? ty
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Picture is like smeared paint on wall, pink blue, red


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I just recently bought a Polaroid t1234 from walmart and ive only had it for 2 weeks. When i turn the camera on the screen turns pink or has pink lines running across the screen. When the camera is like this it wont take any pictures, if i do the pictures turn out pink just like the screen. I dont have the receipt and so i cant take it back but i want to know what is wrong with it or how much it will be to get it fixed.


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I have a nikon d70, and the first 4-7 pictures i take with it, after it has been shut off, the pictures are all pink. Just black and white and pink? After 4-8 pink pictures i works like a charm. What is wrong? Regards, Peter


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Some photos pink, some pink smears, some OK


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Pink tinge When I shoot a picture in bright sunlight, the picture always has a pink tinge to it. I have tried putting in manual mode, and adjusting the shutter speed and the f setting but I just can't seem to to get this to stop. I have also tried to adjust the white balance. I am new at doing this and I would like any help you can give. Thank you. All of the pictures have a very distorted color. They all have a pinkish-violet color. They look awful. I tried resetting by scrolling to the 'reset


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Every thing seems to work but view screen is blue and takes a blue picture (has ripples that move when you point or move camera around like you can almost see something but you can't. My logo and phone number come up in the view screen fine when the camera is first turned on then it goes to the blue screen when the camera is ready to take a picture. Is it worth fixing???? Cost to fix???? Neil


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Pink tinge When I shoot a picture in bright sunlight, the picture always has a pink tinge to it. I have tried putting in manual mode, and adjusting the shutter speed and the f setting but I just can't seem to to get this to stop. I have also tried to adjust the white balance. I am new at doing this and I would like any help you can give. Thank you.


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My display is streaked, pink like lines but cannot see to take a picture and if proceed with picture it looks like the view finder - not clear at all. Any assistance you can provide would be great. Is it possible to send it in for repair?


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When looking through the display screen the picture has a pink tinge. When reviewing the pictures they're definately pink in colour, especially the blues.


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View is like a pink negative. Picture is also like a pink negative. I tried another card, but result was the same.


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Why are the pictures a red hue? The Canon PowerShot A85 pictures are sometimes full of horizontal lines, sometiimes not, and the total image has a reddish hue. Most of the color values are in the pink, red, and violet.I replaced with a fresh battery, but have the same problem. Is the CompactFlash card defective? Also I purchased a 4GB Sandisk Compact flash which later on I discovered had the printed seek, write rate of 30mb/s. This does not seem to work in my camera. I then discovered that my ot


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I have a D-80 Nikon with a small spot that always looks darker than the rest of the picture. It is roughly round and about the size of a quarter viewed at arms length compared to the picture it is on. It is only slightly darker than the rest of the picture and is usually only noticeable on a landscape or similar picture where the sky has a spot that looks like slightly darker blue sky. I am guessing there has been a spot of water on the CCD that left behind some residue when it dried.


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