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My canon ixus 400 is showing pink in any shots of blue sky I take

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\015\012
\015\012Applicable cameras include:\015\012A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \015\012
Goin the menu and look for 'negative image'. Turn that off. If that doesn't work, the camera electronics might be defective.
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My canon ixus 400 is showing pink in any shots of blue sky I take

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Sorry I didn't see this and respond to your post earlier Maxorga. \015\012This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free for both of your cameras, including free shipping both ways. This is regardle ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

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