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Canon G6 images have pink outline

My 3 year old Canon Powershot G6 recently started showing bright pink outlines on pictures. Problem occurs randomly on indoors and outdoor shots, with or without flash. Sometime the pink lines will outline a subject, othertimes they appear at ranom locations. Canon recommends either returning it for $139 plus parts or replacing it. Has anyone else experianced this?

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A pink hue on pictures usually points to a CCD failure.

Official service manual for the Camera:

http://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/4593815-canon-powershot-g6-digital-camera-service-manual

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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