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Canon a80 camera

I have a canon a80 camera which was dropped whilst on holiday and has been sent for repair.this has been returned from authorised repairer and on taking some photos and video there is a horizontal line across the picture which transfers to computer screen. the lcd screen on the camera also shows this line when trying to take a photo..This does not happen with every photo, probably about 10 % of ones taken ...

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Re: canon a80 camera

It seems that either the image sensor or the connection between the image sensor and the processing board has been damaged or was improperly installed. If you sent it in because the lens was jammed it is highly likely that this is what has happened. See if you can get the facility who repaired it to cover the re-do, in the end it is their fault if your CCD is defective now and was not before the repair. However - if the camera was non functional after you dropped it they could very well say that the impact caused the problem. You might have no options besides either dealing with the issue or replacing the camera. David Millier Advance Camera Repair

Posted on Feb 24, 2007

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