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

I have canon power shot A85. When I shoot a photo horizontal lines appear on the screen, when loaded to PC, same lines are loaded with the image not visible . Plus its lens keep getting stuck while opening and closing

Answers :

That is a widespread problem with your camera regarding that model. This is caused by a CCD problem when a camera reached an x amount of total shots. You might notice that this does not affect when you try to record a video. Good thing, some manufacturer acknowledges this factory error and are willing to do the repair for free.

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