Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?
Screen is washed out
\015 The LED viewing screen no matter what mode, looks like flat stick was pulled across a wet color painting and does not change.\015
Most likely the LCD Screen is broken, that's one of the ways it looks when it's been broken. It will need to be replaced. Sometimes you can find them on the net, and sometimes you can find an "as is" camera on ebay for a few bucks, and salvage it's screen. There are many articles and even videos about how to change the screen on the net. Get an estimate before you get it repaired. The cost of repair can exceed the replacement cost of a new camera. Good luck, hope this helps!
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
My Canon A95 has horizontal grid lines on the lcd screen after a photo is taken. The view on the screen is normal when you are framing the photo but after you take the shot the playback of that scene has these grayish horizontal lines and the image color is washed out. Changing the batteries and the cf card makes no difference and loading the photos on Adobe Photoshop shows the same problem on the computer screen. This just started yesterday after we downloaded a bunch of photos from the camera
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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
My Canon A95 has horizontal grid lines on the LCD screen AFTER a photo is taken. The view on the screen is normal when you are framing the photo, but AFTER you take the shot, the playback of that scene has these grayish horizontal lines and the image color is washed out. Changing the batteries and the CF card makes no difference, and loading the photos on Adobe Photoshop shows the same problem on the computer screen. This just started yesterday after we downloaded a bunch of photos from the came
If the menus and icons look normal, but images are distorted or discolored, you may have an image sensor (CCD) problem. See Canon's service notice regarding this issue ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
Fujifilm finepix s5000 black screen...it started in dec 2009 when I was taking pix inside and everything looked washed out. I could only take pix outside, but a few days ago it went completely black. It turns on but I cannot see through the eye piece and the lcd screen is black as well. Any ideas? I have already called fuji and they said I can send it in for evaluation and to see what it would cost to repair. :-(
Hi,\015\012You are problem is due to defective CCD sensor in your camera . Sensor is defective thats why you have black screen . To solve this problem you need to replace CCD sensor . It will cost you around $100.\015\012\015\012Hop ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
Hi I have a minolta dimage A1, which has been working fine, but when I know turn it on, the screen, same through the view finder, just flickers, with no image shown, then white bars flicker on and off on the screen. This then clears after a while but the image is like a sorta washed out image, you can see a image but it is purple in colour and although you can pick out shapes you can't actually see anything???
Hi Anthony\015\012\015\012Sounds like your Minolta A1 has a faulty CCD sensor, this is a common problem and you should be able to get it fixed free of charge.\015\012\015\012You need to find your local Minolta repair agent, yo ... Digital Cameras
The view screen looks normal while taking a photo, but the "view" of the photo immediately after taking it has lines, and the review of the photo shows it to be washed out. The finished photo is also washed out, sometimes completely.
For that cased if the picture is washout or melted pictures it means camera defective., please call to kodak and have it repair toll free 1 800 235 6325 for U.S and canada only., If outside U.S may visit kodak.com and just click on contuct Us, and j ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera
Washed camera and lens goes out but screen says lens error
OK, this is lens mechanism failuer due to water damage. the core micro board will start to malfunction in time. this repair will need to be initiated by a Nikon tech. you will need to contact the manufacture for a repair ticket and the nearest locati ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
LCD Screen Color is Washed Out and Blue
Hey i found this site that is great on how to change a LCD for the camera\015\012\015\012http://digitalcamerarepair.googlepages.com ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
VIVITAR T027 LCD SCREEN COLORS WASHED OUT
... Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras
Screen is washed out
Most likely the LCD Screen is broken, that's one of the ways it looks when it's been broken. It will need to be replaced. Sometimes you can find them on the net, and sometimes you can find an "as is" camera on ebay for a few bucks, and salvage ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
I have a canon powershot A470 and it fell in water. after i removed the card and batteries of which still worked and neither were wet, i let the camera dry for a couple of days. it has turned on since and the screen would come on and show me the pics on the card but it kept turning itself off and the zoom lense would go in and out on it's own. now, i can't get the camera to turn on and the zoom lense it stuck. any ideas??? or should i call it a wash. i really love this camera!!! Theresa
I submerged my powershot for a couple of seconds. it did get completely wet. it was acting very strangely: the lcd wasn't working, the little orange light on the front kept flashing, and it took a few tries for the lens to extend.then ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera
When I turn my camera on white streaky lines appear horizontally across lcd screen. This is intermittant - does not always occur, but when I take the photo, the picture quality is diminished, washed out and has a pinkish hue.
EARTHS TRANSFORMATION INTO THE 5TH DIMENSION I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH ALL THE OCCUPANTS OF MOTHER EARTH THE \015\012REASONING BEHIND THE "DOUBLE SHADOW". MOTHER EARTH HAS BEGUN A \015\012SERIES OF EVOLUTIONARY TRANSFORMATIONS, ONE OF WH ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera
VIVITAR T027 LCD SCREEN COLORS WASHED OUT - Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
Horizontal lines OK, we fixed the black screen and black pictures, but I'm still getting a strong pattern of horizontal lines in my pics. Pictures shot with manual setting adjustments are better than those on automatic, and the lines don't show too much with a strong flash (but if the flash is too strong then the image is washed out). Is this fixable? Or is my camera dying? ~Ange
... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
My canon power shot sd750 produces a whitish image on screen after photo is taken. You can see the image great when taking the picture but the image comes out very washed out.
... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
Screen looks washed out and difficult to view but pictures taken are ok. can the scren be replaced
YES you can replace the lcd screen. Visit to the nearest service centre.......... ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
Polerized Filter I bought a filter thinking it would enhance my pictures bt the LCD screen washed out in the bright sun so I can't see how far to turn the filter. Any suggestions on how to use the filter properly on a Canon G3? Help.
I think you should solve the 'washed out' LCD screen issue.\015\012\015\012Here's a link to an accessory which might help.\015\012http://hometown.aol.com/ESC2000/Sunshield.htm\015\012\015\012I've tested it on my Olympus E10 LCD screen, (although I do ... Canon PowerShot G3 Digital Camera
In auto position the image on the screen and recorded is unclear looks like wash vertically
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. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Overexposure problem after the black screen
Given that the 15' batteries out trick is just a way of forcing the iris to get un stick i think your iris is probably still getting stuck (but this time open a bit).you could try doing the 15' trick a few more times in the hope of loosening it ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
Washed out image with horizontal lines
Don't know about the internal clicking noise, but the washed out screen with lines 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 w ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera
Outdoor pics completely washed out Cannon S5 IS Power shot
Try going into the review menu, choose setup and then choose 'reset all' This should re-set all shooting settings to automatic and solve the problem. If that doesn't do the trick, your sensor is probably damaged - not good news - sorry ... Canon Digital Cameras
Washed out and blurry pictures after getting wet
... Olympus Stylus 850SW Digital Camera
Washing Machine and EX-Z750
Alright you may want to try putting it in a sealed baggie with rice...yes I said rice lol. The rice will draw moisture from the camera. If this doesnt work you will want to take it apart and blow dry the internals. Do you have a warenty? You may want ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
Washing Machine and DigitalCams dont mix
Your camera can be fully repaired for 85.00 this includes and parts that got damaged.let me know if I can help. alcohol less then 99% will damage the camera just fyi because if it still has a charge in the compasitor you risk shorting them out again. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera
Photos are completely washed out in daylight
Can u provide us with a sample so that we can understand what u mean by by "washed out" ... Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera
Viewing screen failure
It seems that the auto iris mechanism of your camera is not working. may be due to sticky blades or because of fault in the control circuit. you need a help of a repairer. ... Samsung Digimax V3 Digital Camera