Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

View finder screen has horizontal lines, almost looks like static. Picture is black across the bottom with purple horizontal lines across the top. Help!


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\015\012
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View finder screen has horizontal lines, almost looks like static. Picture is black across the bottom with purple horizontal lines across the top. Help!


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Test ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

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