Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S200 / IXUS 178 Digital Camera ?

Macular degeneration? photos look like the northern lights


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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 see this link for more info:
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Macular degeneration? photos look like the northern lights


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