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Canon A75 - viewfinder shows- purple distorted picture.

My camera began to flip back and forth between regular true color and life-like picture to--- distorted picture elongated with purplish color.
I could turn it off and on and it "might" correct". It now will not correct and nothing but the distorted elongated purplish color shows on viewer, when picture has been shot, or prints.

Batteries changed several times.

NOW, it won'
t show a visual picture. The screen is black, BUT when I snap a picture, it will show what was recorded.

Very perplexing.

Do you have any ideas??????
thanks...
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Its bad ccd imager in camera and this part will be replaced.
Canon will repair Free of Cost A75 camera as per announced scheme.
Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.

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