Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?
My connon powershot S500 has a dark haze or blur on have the the view screen and it is green
\015 It is taking the pictures in green and yellow. i have not droped it and i keep it in the cover, i dont undrstand why it's not working. i tried to play with the settings at a wedding this weekend and none of my night shots came out right. when i turn the cmera on and i press disp you see a dark black thick line across the top and above that line it is purple and when i try to take a picture the things look green. Can anyone tell me what to do please? Thanks Gladys\015
It appears that the image sensor (CCD) has stopped functioning. There is no fix for the part, only repair, and replacement of the part. If you perform an internet search, type in "bad CCD purple images", you should get several sites with the information in detail. Here's a link to some info also: http://www.paulstravelpictures.com/Canon-Powershot-CCD-Image-Sensor-Service-Notice/
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My connon powershot S500 has a dark haze or blur on have the the view screen and it is green
It appears that the image sensor (CCD) has stopped functioning. There is no fix for the part, only repair, and replacement of the part. If you perform an internet search, type in "bad CCD purple images", you should get several sites with the informat ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera
Viewing screen My viewing screen has dark green marks and you can not see what you are taking a picture of. Can it be repaired? I do not know what happened. It is a Konaki 7.0 mega max digital/video. camera
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