Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Purple haze and everything is distorted to the point that picture turns out to be a blob of purple


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CCD FAILURE !

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Purple haze and everything is distorted to the point that picture turns out to be a blob of purple


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