Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Viewfinder does not have a picture. A line is
\015 Viewfinder does not have a picture. A line is across the viewfinde and hand\015
Are the pictures also coming out black? If so, a stuck shutter is a common failure mode for digital cameras. To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter.
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Sony Cybershot viewfinder shows vertical lines nothing visible in viewfinder only vertical lines in colors can't get focused picture in viewfinder or picture. Please help!
CCD Imager in your camera is probably defective and needs to be replaced. If the unit is still under warranty, i advised to have sony fixed the issue for you. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera
When turned on, my Olympus 700 Stylus digital camera shows a thin green vertical line on the right side of the viewfinder--7/16 of an inch to the left of the right edge of the viewing area. Part of this line from the bottom up appears on the images downloaded into my computer. However, when the intensity of the light is increased, the visibility of the line in the viewfinder and downloaded image is decreased. What is the problem and can it be corrected?
Try blowing the cool air blower of very high speed for couple of minutes on the device in the power OFF condition.if there is any dust particle it will automatically blow away.and then on the device and check if the problem repeats again or not mostl ... Digital Cameras
My Powershot A70 has no image in the viewfinder and has a series of moving lines immediately after taking a picture. I now have nothing but the lines in the viewfinder.
Test ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Screen Line There seems to be a line running horizontal in the viewfinder which is more noticeable outdoors in bright light. It causes a slight blur across the middle of the viewfinder. Is this normal or a defect? Thanks.
I don't think that this is a defect. I own an A60 and there is an horizontal line running through my viewfinder. I use my LCD screen more often then my viewfinder, so I've never seen the blur. However I'm pretty sure that your camera is fine. ... Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera
Please can you advise me? The fault appeared without apparent reason, and is that when you take a photo, thin horizontal black lines appear, and when you transfer to the PC the lines are still there. The lines only appear after you have taken the picture - whilst you are viewing the subject through the viewfinder everything seems just fine. Many thanks for anything light you can throw on this, otherwise very happy with the camera. Tony
If the problem is still there even when you try a different card, then the problem is a defective sensor. ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera
Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?
Sounds like you may have a faulty CCD Sensor or the wiring came loose. My Camera did the samethimg. Email [email protected] and explain to them the problem. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Blurry viewfinder While the viewfinder has always been a little blurry, I've had a recent problem with it being so blurry you couldn't even use it take a picture. Then after swtiching to the LCD viewfinder to shoot from, I see a large yellowish black line on the left side of it, doesn't seem to affect the pictures as I can view them afterwards ....am I going to have a major repair>
As mentioned, might be a defective CCD imager. You may be in luck. Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/ca ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
Getting lines horizontally after I take a picture. Lines don't appear in the viewfinder or live view, but after the pic is taken and after the pic is downloaded horizontal lines appear. Why.
Hello there,If you do not experience the same horizontal lines while taking or viewing a video from the camera, then this is most probably caused by a faulty sensor or most commonly called CCD problem in most digital cameras. The link bel ... Pentax Optio 60 Digital Camera
The LCD Monitor of my Canon PowerShot A95 shows purple, white, and black horizontal lines instead of a clear image of what is in the Viewfinder. Pictures taken while showing up this way on the LCD Monitor turn out with the same fuzzy stripes. Light lines show up in the well-lit areas of the scene and dark lines show up where the scene is dark. The problem was intermittent for months but now cannot be corrected by powering off. Thanks, Steve
See this FixYa link. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
Viewfinder has no picture and there is a line across the viewfinder and a white hand
Plz check the viewfinder might have dust try to clean by a cloth ... Canon Digital Cameras
The screen that shows the uptimate picture that the lens is capturing is all messed up. It has a series of color lines on the screen as well as a diagnol line accross it. So this "viewfinder" screen doesnt show any picture that I am taking. How do I fix this? (I'm not sure how this happend. I have young children it could have been anything!) Thank you, Jess
Hi,This kind of symptom appears due to bad ccd imager chip in digital \015\012camera that need to be replaced by local camera repair shop to get \015\012correct live view to take pictures.CCD Imager chip is located at end\015\012 of lens ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera
I was taking pictures outside using a tripod mounting and had my Fujifilm FinePix S5000 on in photography mode - Auto mode. Upon placing the tripod for a new photo, I observed that the LCD monitor had turned white with intermittent horizontal flashing black lines. The view through the viewfinder is also white but without the black lines. When a photograph is taken the image is white. I should point out that in Playback mode I can view previously taken photographs perfectly on both the moni
Hi,It seems ccd imager chip problem, ccd imager chip is electronics device that converts an image into electronics signal. It is located at end of lens assembly in camera.CCD imager chip will be replaced to get correct view in camera mode ... Fuji Digital Cameras
"overexposure" The problem arose after I visited a botanical garden and went from cold outside weather to high temperature and humidity conditions. The next day I found that the image through the viewfinder and lens appeared vastly overexposed, nearly all white. If I focused on an object, the exposure would return to normal, but the picture taken was shot through all over with fine white lines, making it indecipherable. The exposure through the lens and viewfinder has now returned to normal, but
CCD failure. Known issue apparently based on other posts on other forums and web sites: http://www.nikon.co.nz/pagearticle.php?pageid=2-bdc691bf61 ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera
My IXUS V2 has suddenly developed a serious fault. When I switch on, the digital display shows a confusing array of lines and colours, with the actual picture barely discernable. If I take a picture, it comes out as a confused image of colours and lines. The view through the optical viewfinder is fine so I imagine I have a serious electronic problem. ANY SUGGESTIONS?
See this link. This is for the PowerShot S200, which is the US name ... Canon Digital Cameras
When i try to use the screen display a get a blank white screen with a series of straight vertical lines on the left hand-side of the LCD Screen as well as one staright horizontal line going across the top. I can use the camera otherwise using viewfinder.
Sounds like your LCD screen might be broken. Try PhotoTech Repair in NYC. They are manufacturer authorized to do repairs.\012\012Here is the website:\012\012www.phototech.com ... Fuji FinePix S5700 Digital Camera
Stray line on viewfinder
These lines are normal. See the last paragraph on page 8 of the D70 manual. ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens
Viewfinder does not have a picture. A line is
Are the pictures also coming out black? If so, a stuck shutter is a common failure mode for digital cameras. To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the ne ... Canon Digital Cameras
Lines in viewfinder and pictures
Since your camers is still under warranty,best thing to do will be to send it to the appropriate factory service center for correction of the problem. ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera
Static or lines running across viewfinder
Sounds very similar to the problem with the Sony CCD which caused an upset a while back. Although your model doesn't seem to be one which should be suffering from said problem. It may be worth an email to Fuji to see if your camera may be on the list ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera
Canon A70 picture breaking up in viewfinder and in photo, hotizontal lines
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:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Sony DSC-V1 optical viewfinder has a horizontal line in it
It shouldn't be there, but as the optical viewfinder is completely separate from the photographic light path it's nothing to worry about either.Normally it's caused by either a hair or fibre which has somehow entered the viewfinder (rare) ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-V1 Digital Camera
Believe camera was dropped, horizontal lines in viewfinder.
See this link. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
Purple hue on image or vertical lines (noise)..viewfinder has normal color or flickers
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:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
I have a canon XL1 which has red icon in the viewfind looks a bit like a small cell with a line through it. any ideas
That symbol means that the backup (date) battery needs to be replaced. This is a button style battery and the replacement number is CR2025. It is located in a holder that slides out of its slot on the bottom of the camera. To keep your current settin ... Digital Cameras
Camera repair The LCD display is white with red lines going through it. Even the viewfinder does the same thing -- white. When I hit the view button, the same thing sometimes. It seems to do worse outside. You can faintly see the pictures I took in the LCD display. Now the LCD display is totally black. What's wrong. The menu display still works. What can I do?
Time for a new Camera. It is about 150.00 to replace the LCD. it is cheaper to replace it unless you can just use the viewfinder alone!! ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera