Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

Horizontal lines and pinkish tone across my photos.

\015 Just today when I was taking some pictures in my living room, once taken, the pictures come out with all kinds of horizontal lines across them. Two days ago the pictures were fine. I took some with flash and w/o and got same results. I added fresh batteries which didn't change anything. The memory card is Lexar 1 GB Compact flash platinum II 80x\015

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There are two possibilities for these symptoms. One is a stuck shutter, and one is CCD failure. For a stuck shutter, the camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed with lines, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). \015\012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help:\015\012
\015\012If you did see shutter movement, then it's likely a defective CCD imager. The pinkish tone is a classic symptom of this type of failure. 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 this link for more info.\015\012
\015\012Applicable cameras include:\015\012A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a
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