Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Can i use a high speed flash card, because I recently bought 4GB and when replaying the photos, it displays white lines


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I would try a high speed flash card. Or a different one either way if you are getting lines. You can also clean the contacts on card and in camera with rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab
Actually, if your camera is indeed a S1 IS, then 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. Please check this link for more info.
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