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Purple image was visible in viewfinder and in picture, came on at rare random in 2 months ago. The picture became more frequent, and picture had vertical distortion as well. Pictures unusable. Then good pictures were rare. Now the view in the view finder is black and white only with an electronic type of squiggle between the two colors.

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  • pennyg39 Jun 25, 2009

    Thanks t00nz, my shipping label will be here shortly and hopefully that is my problem. Canon was very helpful when I called them, and if it isn't the CCD problem, they'll also give me an estimate of repair charges, which I can accept or not. They will also ship the camera back free of charge. I had actually had purchased a new camera, but wasn't happy with it, so it's going back to the store, saving me a lot of money. Cheers.

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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
 
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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