Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera ?

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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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Canon Powershot s230 No5251200905 exhibit distorted image on LCD creen


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. ... Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera

Canon has announced a problem with some of the CCDs used in its digital cameras and camcorders which causes images not to appear or appear distorted. This is due to a malfunction that means the wiring in the CCDs may come undone if exposed to high temperature or high humidity. The affected cameras are the PowerShot A60, PowerShot A70, PowerShot A75, PowerShot A300, PowerShot A310, Digital IXUS V3, Digital IXUS II, Digital IXUS IIs. Canon advises anyone experiencing these problems to contact them


Oh it's more than just the cameras you list, and also includes some video cameras.\015\012\015\012Canon will fix these for you for free if they're experiencing symptoms of CCD failure (black, lined, discolored, or distorted images). This ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

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Seems your Canon A80 camera got known problem of bad ccd imager IC that needs to be replaced.Canon will replace ccd imager free of cost, click ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

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Have canon Powershot A75 3.2 Mega pixel camera .. Now it is having display issue. Once i open my camera lens come out power come but unable to see the image in lcd to shoot.. Can you assist


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Much more likely that it's a stuck shutter, especially for your model camera. How many tries did you give the fix? Some people stated that it took at least 15 repeated tries before the shutter opened:\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

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See this FixYa link. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Distorted image on LCD is what I get in the photo. I got a Canon IXUS400 and the LCD display is blurry and the picture is also blurry. I got of the plane and turned on my camera and saw this. Not sue of the exact cause?


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This is a defective CCD being replaced at no charge by Canon. It's nothing you did but a part defective from the factory. Go here for details: http://www.usa.canon.com:80/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=223&modelid=8044&k ... Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera

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