Question about Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
Purple streaks, lines and casts across the recorded images are some of the first stages of CCD failure. A blank image will occur when the CCD completely fails. A blank image however is not to be confused with a blank LCD (998bills) where images are recorded OK but nothing is visible on the back, that fault requires the LCD to be replaced by a service centre. As for CCD's, this is a known fault and will most likely be repaired at no charge by Canon if taken directly to them. More detailed information about the CCD problem can be found on the website of your local Canon, as an example, Canon Australia have this page http://www.canon.com.au/support/customer/default.asp?DXI=KnowledgeBase/Customer/KBArticleForm&File=KB01634&productID=powershota80
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
I had the same problem. Contact Canon right away. In Canada they will repair the CCD image sensor free until Feb 28, 2010. unsure what the Canon USA will do. go to www.canon.ca/repair or call 1-800-652-2666
Posted on Oct 19, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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