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I cannot take clear pictures but everything else seems fine

About a week ago it started and i have no idea why it wasn't dropped or harmed in any way.
the LCD screen is clear and i can still take movies and the play back is fine. when i try to take photos the LCD screen looks fine but then once i've taken the picture the image is all distorted with white hazy covering.
Did i hit a button or change a setting without realizing it or is it just busted?

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  • ixusblur Nov 03, 2007

    I am having the same problem but with a pink/red hazy covering. Anyone know how to fix this?

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2008

    Hi my Ixus II displays old images fine, takes movies fine but has developed a fault when taking new pictures. The 'live' images on the LCD screen appear OK but once the picture is taken and I switch to 'view', the picture is all pale and has white horizontal stripes at regular intervals across it.
    If I take the card out and view on a computer, they are the same!
    I took the battery out, pressed ther reset button, removed the backup battery too.No different.
    As the direct view (before one snaps a picture) and movie option only use low resolution, I had the idea to reduce the resolution of the camera to low. Still the fault persists. I took the SD card out and painted a black square with photoshop in the centre of one of the dud picuures. I then put the card back in the camera. Stripey all round like before but the square is OK.
    Is this a CCDfault or data transfer bus or internal buffer memory problem?
    Please help....Dave

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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
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A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110

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