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Upon turning on the canon power shot s 400, the screen lights up like an old tv with horizontal gain problems - flashing horizontal lines in very rapid succession. can you help?

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See this link. Canon has issued a world wide service advisory about the CCD image sensor in several models of cameras. If they determine that this is the problem (and your symptoms indicate it is), they will repair your camera at no cost, regardless of warranty status.

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