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Red dot artifact appearing in video and photos sd1100

I recently noticed that there is a red dot appearing in every single photo and video i've shot with this camera. i love it overall, but the artifact is ruining everyshot. it's fine if the object is light. on darker backgrounds it stands out like a turd in a punchbowl. can anyone tell me what this may be? looks like i'll be taking the camera back if it's a manufacturing problem.

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. A red dot appeared in every single picture I took. I sent it back to Amazon and got an exchange for the same camera. And guess what? There is a red dot in every picture I take with this SECOND new camera. The dot is in a different location this time. I do not mistreat these cameras. In fact, I pamper them. And I know how to operate them. I am familiar with and use almost every mode and feature of the camera.

    I'll bet there are many other SD1100's out there with the same problem, but their owners have not yet noticed this occurrence. Once I discovered it, and now that I know it's there, it really annoys me. I haven't yet decided what I'm going to do - call Canon or Amazon. Bummer.

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Sounds like a function that can be disabled, check your settings

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