Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

Digital elph s500[n] will not focus to take picture,only fussy lines.could it be the battery?


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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 this link for more info.\015\012
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Digital elph s500[n] will not focus to take picture,only fussy lines.could it be the battery?


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