Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

When viewing images on TV the picture is vertically rolling.

\015 The pictures are not steady when trying to view form a TV via the A/V out terminal. Then image on the TV screen is rolling vertically.\015

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My black white tv rolls pictures when viewed with television channel.
Check the video setting in the set-up menu. It may be set to PAL if you are on the NTSC system, or vice versa. Also check the TV input to ensure your're on the correct channel.
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When viewing images on TV the picture is vertically rolling.


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... Olympus X-42 Digital Camera

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... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera

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Hi!It's a faulty CCD. Happens with this budget camera. You will have to give it to Fujifilm for a repair. Hope you still have warranty. If not, try to ask them if they can replace the CCD unit for free as it's usually a factory fault. ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

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I accidentally hit the button to format the memory card in my Canon Powershot A80 camera. Not only did I delete all my pictures but the images through the view finder shows distorted vertical lines. Do I need to get my camera serviced?


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Canon will fix this camera if it is in the list of ccd defect. Contact canon.com for the Americas, or where you are. Call Service on the web page with the 800 number.http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&am ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?


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Look in Explorer at the .jpg files on your card to make sure they have information in each file.\015\012\015\012Next, make sure your software is set to view .jpg files,i.e. Faststone Image viewer (download.com) can be set for virtually any image form ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

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\015\012\015\012Buy an inexpensive card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. See if they download properly. ... Digital Cameras

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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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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Your mistake was in assuming your camera would recognize any information your computer put on the card. It won't because of the difference in the operating systems. To get your card to work properly in your camera again, you will have to format it in ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
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