Question about Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Purple images with horizontal white lines

It started while I was out of the country. It started gradually with a purple images on the LCD; with time it added horizontal white lines. I thought my battery might be low so I charged my battery but the problem persisted. I tried all settings to no avail. The pictures appear blurry and purple with horizontal white lines. What seems to be the problem? I love this camerra. I have had it for few years.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    Same purple blur. It's like you just took a picture on very slow shutter time
    aiming for a purple something en slowly turned the camera to the left.
    You can't see anything through the live view and the same if you take a picture.
    Very nice... See if I can contact Canon.

  • ThomWood Dec 28, 2008

    Same as above. I've tried EVERYTHING, but can't solve the problem. Is the camera DAMAGED?

  • malmalakeh Feb 07, 2009

    Also the same started outside the county, i thought it was due to very cold weather but when i came back home it got fixed for several days and back again to the problem.
    Restoring factory settings wont help ....
    I wander is this the end?
    Please help and thanks in advance....


  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    My s60 had prrpl streaks across it...now black & says memory card error & won't take photos.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Canon Master
  • 4,738 Answers

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:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

Posted on May 10, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Faulty screen, horizontal lines


Battery is stuffed, replace it. White lines is the early signs or the LCD is damaged and needs to be replaced.

Jan 15, 2013 | Tomtom ONE 3rd Edition GPS

2 Answers

Poor resolution with horizontal lines


This is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon A95 camera, ccd imager chip will be replaced to get clear picture. It was coincidence that problem occurred at same time when you did some settings but it is not setting problem.
Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement.
Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.

Jul 05, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Black with purple lines instead of image in viewing screen


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, contact Canon support for your country to see if they'll still honor the advisory (some still will, especially if you stress you knowledge that this is a known defect of the camera). They may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please see this link for more info.

Affected cameras with this problem include: A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a

Jun 20, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

1 Answer

The LCD Monitor of my Canon PowerShot A95 shows purple, white, and black horizontal lines instead of a clear image of what is in the Viewfinder


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.

Applicable cameras include: A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a

May 19, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

1 Answer

White and purple flickering vertical lines. No image or sound.


I Hope this helps!

Sony has extended the Warranty for people experiencing picture anomalies due to LCD Panel failure through October 31, 2012.

See here:
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=378&template_id=1

IF YOU FOUND MY SOLUTION HELPFUL PLEASE VOTE 4 THUMBS UP.
(any less hurts our averages)
Thank and Good Luck!

Jan 04, 2010 | Sony KDL-46XBR4 46 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Flickering, jittery image, white horizontal flashing lines


this is real old right
no photo off i messing up, how can we guess, what you see?
amazing....
my guess power pack shot.
i guess you cant barrow a monitor and try that?
2nd guess blind, the back light failing
or is damage if it was hit, the LCD will have damage
gently flex the frame goes nuts, bingo.

Mar 02, 2017 | HP Pavilion F1703 17" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

The image veiwing window is mostly black, with horizontal


It sounds like your CCD image sensor is bad. Canon has issued a world wide technical notice regarding this, and will repair it at no cost if this is determined to be the problem, regardless of warranty.

Dec 09, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

1 Answer

5400 Digital Camera


image sensor failure, contact nikon for free service

Jan 16, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Shooting mode will not operate


Your camera has a defective CCD imager. Please return the camera to Canon in New Jersey and they will replace the CCD at no charge to you. This is a known issue and should be covered under extended warranty. Good luck my friend. Joe Weibel customelectronics.org

Feb 27, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera Logo

484 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

TC CAMERA REPAIR.Com...

Level 2 Expert

165 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1818 Answers

Are you a Canon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...