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Blurry / runny picture

I have had my canon powershot A85 for apprx 2 years and about 1 month ago it started taking runny, blurry, pink looking pictures on and off. Now it does it all the time no matter what setting I have it on. I haven't dropped it. What could this be?

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  • Jannira Velazquez Aug 05, 2007

    What is CCD?

  • meatman73 Mar 22, 2008

    this is how my camera taking pictures

    what can i do about it

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008





    same problem, blurry pictures. will contact CAn sustomer support. I have had my camera for 2 yrs 3 month.





  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2008

    Yep. Mine too. It started today. I will be calling customer service on Monday. Thanks for the help.

  • Isa-Ian Mar 30, 2008

    We also have the same problem. WE bought our camera 3yrs and 2 months ago, never had any problems. Nothing exceptional happenned it just started taking these pinkish pictures which look like watercolor painting that you thrown a bucket of water at. Our extended warranty just ended 1 month and half ago!!!! ARRR...

  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2008

    I've had my PowerShot A85 for about 3 years and it made excellent
    pictures all the time. Suddenly I got the same problem as
    described here:





    Greetings

    Wolfgang

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    I have a Canon Powershot A85 for about three years. One month ago it started taking blurry pictures with a lot of white horizontzl lines. I read the manual and tried everything I could, but it does not help. Finally, I call Canon consumer support. Surprisingly, Canon wanted me to send the camera back and will fix it for free, including shippings. I hope I will get it back in two weeks. April 6, 2008.

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    My 3 year old A85 ahs today started taking the same water colour runny pictures. Thanks for the help.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    when I try to take a picture its like I am looking at a fog

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This is a CCD problem It is known about. Checkout Canon customer support for replacement or discount on a new one

Posted on Aug 05, 2007

  • john ash
    john ash Aug 06, 2007

    Charge Coupled Device

    It is the sensor that captures the image.
    As these camera are integrated devices - that is the whole thing is machine made in a block
    [Like a Timex watch]
    There is no 'Human' intervention possible to rectify it.
    What Canon will do is simply change the camera for another or make a large discount available for your selection on a new camera
    Which they will do depend on the model and other matters
    Contact Canon Customer support

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