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Broken lcd screen

I am unable to view through my LCD screen, in any way, it has multi colours on with lines coming from the right of the screen, radiating from a point on the edge, has my LCD screen expired ? if so is it worth replacing, it is approx 3 years old,any information would be gratefully received

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Re: broken lcd screen

Canon fixed mine free of charge last summer, but i fear the problem is back again. they fixed a new sensor in the camera but i dont think to colours are quite as nice in the photos taken with the new sensor.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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Re: broken lcd screen

Sorry Douggie, you are havin a serious problem. your problem shows that there is no problem with its LCD screen itself but it is problem related with CCD sensor. Camera needs CCD replacement compulsaryly. So that no one can help you. It is advisable to go to Canon shop. thank you and good luck...

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