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Camera Taking Distorted Pictures

When taking pictures with my camera the pictures are very distorted. The picture has vertical ripples running through it. You can barely make out shapes but there is no problem with the color. This happens before the picture is taken on the LCD, and after it is stored to the CF Card. I figured that this might have something to do with the CCD. If that is the problem then would the CCD have to get replaced?

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Re: Camera Taking Distorted Pictures

This is a defective CCD and is being replaced free of charge by Canon. Go here for details:

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