Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

I have a problem with the captor of my Canon powershot S1i. It just shows red/purple colour


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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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I have a problem with the captor of my Canon powershot S1i. It just shows red/purple colour


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