Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

Pictures are distorted and purple sometimes when you first turn it on then they are ok sometimes


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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, 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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Pictures are distorted and purple sometimes when you first turn it on then they are ok sometimes


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, ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Screen error! unless i hold the lense when i first turn it on and press with my finger to the left or press the view button and hold the lense the press it again to take pictures the screen is black sometimes it is purple and sometimes it white. unless i keep a hold on the lense but then i can only take so many pictures that way! is there a short in it or dust? please help me!


Sorry to tell you but I think you have a bad cable on your CCD. You have to take it to be repaired at a shop. ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera

Canon A95 - Intermittent problem. Image is purple and distorted - not all photos. First occured in hot humid weather. Thought it was heat related. Happened again in cool weather. Sometimes helps to turn camera off and on again.


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I have a Canon Rebel XTi which seems to "lock up" ie will not allow a second picture to be taken after the first when used in "portrait" mode. I was shooting a wedding with it last week and sometimes it would do this and sometimes it was OK. Sometimes it would shoot three or four consequetive pictures. Only turning it off and then back on would start it again. Sometimes even this did not work for more than ten seconds Is this a fault? Why does it only happen sometimes? I'm not sure if it do


Your memory card could be corrupt or not making a good connection. Try reseating the memory card and/or formatting it.\015\012Check the cards gold contacts to make sure they are clean also. ... Digital Cameras

Verticle Lines When I turn on my camera, all I can see in my view-finder is many lines, almost like a multi-colored bar code. Sometimes this occurs after trying to take the first picture, but most of the time there cannot even be a first picture. When I attempt to snap a picture with the lines in the view finder and then 'recall' that picture, it is only the lines.


This is a CCD or main processor failure.\015\012Nikon will advise repair or replace. ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

When I turn on my PowerShot A80 the view screen is distorted or blank. When I snap a picture it comes out black. I can still review pictures that I have already taken with no problem. I have put in new batteries but it doesn't help. When I turn on my Powershot A80 the view windo has light streaks moving from left to right or sometimes the view window does not light up to show the picture I'm trying to shoot


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Pretty much constant but sometimes intermittant problem of the camera fe-210 screen goes black. all functions appear to be normal but it does not see through the lens. So everything is black on the pictures taken. It's like the opening is shut. Sometimes it will work when first turned on for one or maybe two exposures. then it goes black and may stay that way even if turned on and off or changing any of the settings.


Hi,Would you be able to View Recorded images / Video's ?If\015\012\015\012\015\012 yes, this is a Faulty CCD Sensor. This is a Common Problem on almost \015\012all the Brands like Sony, Kodak, Canon. There were Certain Recalls ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

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Dear Swetnam\015\012\015\012 This is a internal circuit problem/defect and cannot be done on our own, so u should take it to SONY service centre. Avoid keeping the camera near hot temperatures zone. Sony is not tolerant to many physic ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

I removed battery pack from the camera. About two months later, I put it back, and when I turned on the camera, the LCD was completely blurred, with purple vertical streaks throughout the picture. I never had a problem when I've removed the battery. Old pictures appear fine, but now when I take a picture, it comes out almost completely distorted.


There is a pretty good link about this if it is in the pitures related to Soney and Canon cameras that Member t00nz provided in a related post.\015\012\015\012Basically it states that it is a known issue and the manufacturer is aware of t ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T33 Digital Camera

Dsc-w90 I just bought this camera a few weeks ago. Within the first 200 pictures that I took it started giving me this error when I turn it on that says "Turn off camera and turn back on to use." Sometimes I have to do it 4 or 5 times before it will work again. Has anyone else had this problem? Is the camera just defective?


You will need to pack this camera as if you were packing a pack of ciggs or a deck of cards. this will cause it to resync with the lens. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90 Digital Camera

The camera is busy??? I have a canon rebel EOS T1i that works intermittently. I will get a busy message. Sometimes when I first turn it on it won't shoot at all. Then after turning it on and off several times it will shoot one or two pictures then get busy again. What can I do?


... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera

When the camra is switched on, the picture in the viewfinder first goes blurred with lines appearing then gradually goes out of focus altogether turning purple. If you try to take a picture it says 'Write Error' please check the card?


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera the display is perfect, when I shoot a picture, the display of the shot comes out purple and when downloaded the picture on the memory card is the same. Distorted with lines.


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I have a powershot S400. similar to one of the previous posts, the camera first started showing a pink hue in the center (1/3) column of the viewer, which would occassionaly show up on the snapshot. Now that problem has digressed considerably to distortion. first the center 1/3 of the image on the vieing screen will start to take on a pink hue. then the same area will appear to "melt" with pixels of the original image streeking down. sometimes I take a picture and it comes out perfectly


Sound like this one. At least Canon europe still fixes it if it is manufactured 2002-2004.http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

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


CCD FAILURE !Call Canon for FREE REPAIRS See Ad ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

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If it is only 2 months old,then you still have warranty.A purple lcd, viewfinder and photo is a 100% CCD failure.If out of warranty, not worth the repair. ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

My Sony DSC-W30 has a problem. When turned on the screen picture rarely can be seen. It is either completely dark and a picture taken will also turn out dark and unseen. Sometimes the screen will turn on and off many times and then turn dark. Sometimes I can smack it on my hand and it will go black or come back on. The anti-shake button sometimes allows it to come back on. I do not have any screen messages and all the other features seem to work but in a dark unusable screen.


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When I turn on the camera we see the Canon logo but when we look through the LCD to take a picture it is black or distorted light (purple and white), playback is also not showing properly


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Canon A75 - viewfinder shows- purple distorted picture.


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