Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?
Canon A85 is not working
\015 Hey \015\012I've got a Canon Powershot A85. I dropped it today and now it is not working and i dunno what the problem is. You can turn it on and it seems to work, but after 2 or 3 seconds the lens try to get inside again and you can here a strange noise. After that you can see blue and pink dots on the display and the camera turns off.\015
Internal circuit board problem - your camera needs repair!
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Canon A85 is not working
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Screen quit working - Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
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Im dont have it but be does it work on a mac - Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
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