Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera ?

Horitonzal lines We sent the camera back to canon thinking it had the ccd problem and it would be under warranty for that. They said the repair bill would be $100 and that it wasn't the ccd problem, but they wouldn't tell us what the repair would be for, so we had them send it back to us, unrepaired. Do you have any insight? From all that I read, we do have a ccd issue, but I'm not an expert.

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I have just loaded some photos from my canon camera to my computer, and edited them. However, when I had finished editing, I looked at them life-size, and some had horizontal lines on, so I wasn't sure what was happening.

I finally decided to read them again or load them from the camera to the computer and see if I still had a problem. It turned out that the lines had vanished from all that I downloaded again, so it shows me that it is not the sensor which has the problem, but is some sort of problem of noise or somesuch thing from the camera itself. However, rather than pay £100 out or whatever, I have decided to just download the pix again from the camera card. It could be some sort of interference in the computer or connection lead environment, but the fact that the same signals from the card gave two different results, with the second being ablsolutely fine, shows me that it is not the CCD (sensor) in my camera - phew!, that's a relief. I don't know your camera model, but mine is the 400D, and I can take the card out and read it off a card reader - this might help to see if the pix are in fact fine. I would be surprised if the CCD has a problem. Why not take several batches of shots to see if the problem happens again?
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