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

I have a Cannon Powershot S500 and the screen is black with purple lines going thru it. This is the first time it happened. I tried turning it off and on, changed the battery but same problem appears.


Answers :

You could be in luck here
Sony made the screen and this is a known prtoblem. i have included the details here for you to make your claim against Canon.

Several years ago, Sony turned out a bad batch of CCD sensors.
They were susceptible to moisture entering the CCD sensor over a long period of time.
This results in photos having drastic color changes that look like runny water colors,
In extreme cases, the images are totally black.

Sony put some of these sensors in Sony digital cameras and camcorders.
They also sold these defective CCD sensors to other camera manufacturers.

Most\015\012of these camera makers have announced that they will repair any such\015\012camera for free (regardless of the warranty situation).
They also have released a list of camera model numbers that may be affected.

This is not a recall.......they will only repair cameras that are showing the symptoms of failure.

Here is a link to a site that has tracked this problem from the start:

http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

Go there for all the details.

and contact Canon repair centre to make youer claim

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