Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

Black with purple lines instead of image in viewing screen

\015 When I turn on my Powershot A95 camera, I get a black screen with purple flickering horizontal lines instead of an image. Sometimes pushing the "display" button fixes it, but usually not, and only temporarily. When I try to take a picture, it is black with purple lines. I changed the batteries, and that didn't help. I replaced the memory card, and that didn't help. This happened before, but it seemed to go away. Not going away this time.\015

Answers :

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, contact Canon support for your country to see if they'll still honor the advisory (some still will, especially if you stress you knowledge that this is a known defect of the camera). They may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please see this link for more info.\012
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\012Affected cameras with this problem include:\012A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \012
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