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Screen on my camera

When I turn the camera on, the screen has white lines, like static on the screen. When a picture is taken it looks distorted. I hope that you can help me, at least figure out what the problem is, I would appreciate it.

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Re: screen on my camera

Your camera has a faulty CCD ( coupled charge device ) sensor. Only way to fix this very common problem is to have the sensor replaced. Ask Canon what their policy is regarding this particular model. But I know that many models are repaired free of charge if the CCD sensor stops working properly.

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