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

Purple band My camera has just started producing a purple band in the viewfinder. It shows on about 1/4 of the screen down from the top of the screen. If I hold the shutter button down momintarily it will shrink to about 1/6 of the screen. However the 1/16 purple line will appear in the picture. It happen if I do or do not use flash.


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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