Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?

Horizontal Lines I found in my Canon PowerShot S 500, in the screen, the image appearing having horizontal lines in it, in the replay after imaging and replay mode, and after it is on the computer, the lines appear in the picture clearly pixelating the picture horizontaly, while in video mode, no lines appear at all while videoing and viewing the video. in the viewing mode normally before taking the picture, i found that there is very light lines cannot be seen easily, but became clear when i tr


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Even am facing the same problem is it due to the problem mentioned in this site?\015\012\015\012http://www.canon-asia.com/index.jsp?fuseaction=image-phenomena_notice
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Horizontal Lines I found in my Canon PowerShot S 500, in the screen, the image appearing having horizontal lines in it, in the replay after imaging and replay mode, and after it is on the computer, the lines appear in the picture clearly pixelating the picture horizontaly, while in video mode, no lines appear at all while videoing and viewing the video. in the viewing mode normally before taking the picture, i found that there is very light lines cannot be seen easily, but became clear when i tr


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