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

Pink photos I have an older Cannon PowerShot S230 Digital Elph, 3.2 camera. When I take a picture it comes out pink. It is not necessarily any certain color that changes to pink.


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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 the following two links for more info:
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A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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