Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Sometimes when I go to take a picture the screen turns a purplish color and has wavy lines through it - if I do take a picture - that is what it looks like...if I wait awhile, sometimes it will go away and I can take a picture as normal. This has only just started happening recently - what is the problem?


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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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