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Hi my canon A70 will not let me view my subject -- instead, I get a striated screen of purple and black that I can't change. What's up?

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  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    Tanks for the link to Cannon who will pay the shipping and fix the camera


  • ben_pearce21 Mar 12, 2009

    LCD displays dark background with light streaks. Photos taken look like the display. Canon has agreed to send out shipping container and label for evaluation.

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I had the same problem and found that on the Canon website there was a CCD Image Sensor Advisory for this product. When I called the service number (1-800-828-4040) they were very helpful. Canon will pay shipping for your camera and repair the CCD Image Sensor free. Good luck!

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Hi, Its CCD imager problem in Canon A70 camera and CCD imager will be replaced. Canon offers free of cost repair facility as per announced scheme for A70 ccd imager problem. Click Canon CCD Advisory for details.

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Awesome!!

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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

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New pictures are black field. cant take new pictures


Hi,
It is known problem of ccd imager failure in Canon A70 camera and ccd imager will be replaced to get live view in camera mode to take fresh pictures.
Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement for A70. Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.
Thanks.

Mar 04, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

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My powershot A70 screen is black with purple lines running vertically when i want to take a picture. Older pics view fine.


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 this link for more info.
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/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a

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Viewing Screen is blank-get no photo-all other systems working


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

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A Canon Power shot A70 was demagnetized.


Hi,
Its known problem of CCD Imager in your Canon A70 camera and Canon will repair it free of cost.
Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.

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Purple lines and more


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

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Black and purple linkes in lcd screen


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Its problem with ccd imager and imager need to be replaced.

Canon will repair A70 free of cost as per announced scheme.

Click Canon CCD Advisory for details.

Good luck.

Dec 22, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

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Reddish-purple color instead of a pictures is what I get.


This is due to defective ccd imager in your Canon A70 camera and ccd imager needs to be replaced to see correct picture.
Canon announced Free of Cost repair scheme for such problem in A70 model.
Click Canon CCD Advisory to get details.

Oct 25, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

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Cannot take pictures


Sounds like you might be in luck. These symptoms sound very much 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

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Viewer only shows distorted black and purple image.


Hi, I have exact same problem. This problem started when I used Energizer alkaline batteries first time instead of rechargeable batteries. It looks like CCD problem, but dont know how to fix it. Zahid

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