Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera ?
Screen has gone purple- rather, purple stripes - no picture.
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Screen has gone purple- rather, purple stripes - no picture.
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Broken My camera fell from less than a foot off the ground, and there is no external damage. Everything works, including when I play back pictures and videos, but when i put the camera in shooting mode, the screen displays pink stripes. And when i try to take a picture, the screen turns purple and pink psychedelic.
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Purple screen when i go to take a picture the picture comes up purple, but you can review all the pictures ive taken in the past and they come up just fine. ive already taken battery out and all that stuff but it still has the purple screen syndrome.like when i got to take a picture it has a purple screen, you can still kinda see the image in it, and once the picture is taken and review it is purple though all previous pics are just fine, what is wrong with my camera? can it be fixed?
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My Nikon Coolpix S570 has a purple and black striped screen and I can't take pictures but everything else on the camera comes out clear. I can read the menus and I can see any previous pictures perfectly fine.
Your camera has the classic and unambiguous symptoms of a failed CCD imaging sensor. It's a common fault with all digital cameras but apart from when there's manufacturing faults should not usually occur until a camera is five to six years old. ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera
Purple Screen My camera turns on, but the display screen is purple. It flashes and snaps to take pictures, but the picture doesn't come out, only a purple screen. Please help. I have a new Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28 camera and it seemed to have just died. I was taking a picture and it stopped, the screen turned purplish with thick lines. I tried turning it off and on, but it went dead. any ideas? it's 2 mos old
If it is only 2 months old,then you still have warranty.A purple lcd, viewfinder and photo is a 100% CCD failure.If out of warranty, not worth the repair. ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
Purple Pictures When in the camera mode my mvc-fd73 appears all purple, the pictures also turn out this way. I was outside taking pictures and noticed the screen color go nutz a couple of times. Came inside to take a few pictures and found the camera in this purple almost a solorized effect. The Screen looks fine in the play mode. I've tried a freshly charged battery and a fresh disk, but it made no difference.
This is a CCD sensor problem and should be replaced. Try to have it done free of charge by Sony even though your camera is an old model because CCD sensor should last 10 years +. ... Sony Mavica MVC-FD73 Digital Camera
The LCD screen on my Panasonic DMC - TZ2 has gone a ghostly purple and all the pictures come out completely distorted or badly lined. Often the lense will not close after trying to take a shot. Any advice would be most appreciated.
Hi PLS TAKE IT TO MATA ELECTRONICS, SP RD BLORE. 9035871324, CONTACT MR VIJAY ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
When I turn the camera on (Canon Powershot A 80) purple and black stripes trouble the screen. The camera takes pictures anyway, but it is hard to see what photograph you make. Can anyone help?
Hi,This is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon A80 camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix picture problem.Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement, click ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
My screen wont take pictures, it has a purple background and the screen keeps flashing. When I take a picture the screen comes up purple and you cant see the picture.
This is known problem of bad ccd imager chip in Canon A75 camera and ccd imager will be replaced to get correct live view image.Canon offers free of cost repair for A75 camera for bad ccd imager problem, click ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Purple Screen My camera turns on, but the display screen is purple. It flashes and snaps to take pictures, but the picture doesn't come out, only a purple screen. Please help.
Your CCD imager is broken... ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera
When I attempt at taking photos with my camera, I notice that most of them don't turn out. Instead all I can see in the screen & the picture is this purple-ish screen. It responds to light, but I can't see any figures (people). It does this with, not only pictures, but videos also. Once in a great while, it will work fine, but lately I've taken 3 pictures without any weird, purple, fuzzy lines on them. I've had my camera for only 6 months, and I may have dropped it a few times, but probably not
I do not know what the problem is. I have the same camera, mine works fine. However, i have the same problem with my cell phone camera. I do not know what happened to it. It was working fine. Now my pictures turn out multi colored. If you happen to f ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera
My panasonic DMC ZS3 camera purchased on 12/14/09 has started showing vertical multicolored stripes on the viewing screen in all modes. The pictures captured by the camera do not display the same vertical stripes, which seems to indicate it is a problem that only affects the focusing screen. These stripes take up about 2/3 of the right side of the viewing screen. Do you know what might be affecting the problem? In addition the camera has never been dropped or mishandled in any way. The warr
It is definitely a problem with the LCD screen of the camera. It cannot be anything else as the pictures come out alright. You will need to get the LCD screen replaced to resolve this problem ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 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.
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 S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera
Purple pictures When in picture taking mode, the screen just looks purple and when I actually take a picture, it is just that purple color.
Dlundmark ain't kidding. The advisory for this problem includes your model (A75), is totally free, with free shipping, and they don't even care if you bought the camera used many years ago. Call 1-800-OK-CANON right now! (if in US and Canada, all ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
White screen My camera (olympus Fe-46) seems fine when I turn it on, but when I make a picture outside, the screen turns white instead of showing the picture. When trying to make a picture in my room, it showed the picture with horizontal black stripes on it. Has anybody got a suggestion/solution for this problem?
This is a problem with shutter not fast enough opening to take a picture indoor shows the horizontal lines. In sun light it is too slow and over expose the picture. Not worth the trouble to fix, buy another camera? ... Olympus Digital Cameras
No picture I have a FinePix S2 Pro that I have had a couple years. Yesterday when I took pictures with it every picture is black when viewed on the LCD screen. The lens cap is off and I have tried several different lenses and memory cards, adjusted the ISO, tried it with and without a flash, but still the same result. I can view previously recorded pictures, so I know its not the LCD screen. Could the CCD have gone bad? Any thoughts by anyone?
My S2 is on its second out of warranty CCD, and Fuji replaced both for free, the first was due to the same dead CCD as many has had, the second was due to the CCD being defective to the point of being off center and producing photos that had a very d ... Fuji FinePix S2 Pro Digital Camera
My kodak EasyShare V1253 has a purple cast to the picture that shows in the screen area before i am going to take the picture and sometimes if i wiggle the camera the purple will go out of it and sometime not. It also shows purple in the photo, what canI do to fix this?
... Kodak EASYSHARE V1253 Digital Camera
My camera still takes pictures but the screen to see the photo is messed up all you see it a white screen and it was working fine. I had taken some pictures then uploaded them and when I went to take a look on the camera again the screen was messed up and it hasn't gone back to normal. what would cause this?
... Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera
Stripes When I take my pictures pale yellow stripes appear across the screen. I changed the batteries, changed the card and nothing helps. My camera is not even a year old. when I take a photo there are light stripes across the image, somtimes if I wipe the screen it goes away but when I shut the camera,the next time I open it it happens agin! how can I fix this,is the lens sticky? or getting stuck? what can I do about it?
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Olympus X-42 Camera - the screen has gone white (with a few thin green/purple vertical lines). When I switch on the camera the screen is white, there is no picture or menu displayed. I have checked by plugging it into the tv, and it takes pictures and goes into menus fine - it just doesn't display anything on camera screen. I have only had the camera for a week, and have not stored it anywhere humid. Is there anything I can do to fix, or do I just have to take it to get repaired?
There doesn't appear to be a solution. I have had to send mine off to be repaired. They don't provide a camera case but it is a very necessary piece of aquipment. I was told that the screen had been pressed. I can only think that this occured when tr ... Digital Cameras
When trying to take a picture the color is off. It shows a purple tent on the screen, but there are old photos on there that are shown in normal color. It suddenly switched to giving everything the purple tent and has grainy lines going across the screen. I have tried to reset the settings to see if that would help but it hasn't. I haven't tried to upload any of the photos with the purple tent to see if they come up normal colors on my computer. Thank you!
There's no way for you to fix this. You have the classic signs of a failed ccd unit. There's nothing you did to cause it and nothing you could have done to prevent it. All you can do is to return the camera to Panasonic for repair. If the ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 / DMC-ZX1 Digital Camera
Sony DSC-W100 My screen (LCD?) looks like it is shattered, no picture. Where to purchase a new screen and is it fairly easy to replace ? The pictures come out fine, but I would rather be able to delete if I don't care for a picture. Hope this makes sense. Some say, to purchase a new camera, but this camera wasn't that reasonable! Thanks. Dolores
This address has the LCD screen for W100 for 49.99 plus 7.99 shipping. http://us.nine.ebid.net/perl/auction.cgi?auction=1223771623-19276-1&mo=auction&from=froogle. I had the same problem with my w100. Just remove the screws that hold the ba ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
Whenever i take a picture with my camera, the picture is not shwon. rather, the screen is black. what can i do to make the screen reapper as color?
Go into your main menu and choose the section that offers you to reset all parameters to factory defaults. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Hello - My Olympus SP-550OUZ Camera was in a rucksack which slid of my shoulder and hit the ground. Although there is no obvious damage to it, nothing cracked, no marks etc., it has stopped seeing properly. Pictures already taken can still be viewed either in the viewfinder or the screen both work perfectly. The lens moves in and out not problem everything seems to work fine except when you look to take a picture either by viewfinder or the lcd screen all it sees is a blurry hazy purple pictu
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I have purple horizontal lines across my screen when i try to take a picture. When i snap the picture that is all i get. The memory card seems to be fine in that all the pix stored on it look fine when i check on the camera. What could be wrong? The only thing of note is that i had the memory card alone in my cold car for a few days . I tried putting a new memory card in the camera and that didn't change anything either with the purple horizontal 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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera