Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera ?

Purple images with horizontal white lines

\015 It started while I was out of the country. It started gradually with a purple images on the LCD; with time it added horizontal white lines. I thought my battery might be low so I charged my battery but the problem persisted. I tried all settings to no avail. The pictures appear blurry and purple with horizontal white lines. What seems to be the problem? I love this camerra. I have had it for few years.\015

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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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