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Distortion when I turn on my camera I have a very distorted picure on the screen and when I take the picture it is the same. Please can you help me?

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Yep this sounds like 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:
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The problem you are having is related to a bad CCD. The CCD is the part of the camera that actually captures and stores the image to your card.
When the CCD goes bad, you get a distorted photo, which will also save the way you see it on the LCD.
Right now, I don't believe Canon has a replacement CCD for sale, however I have heard that you can send your camera to Canon and you might get a replacement or repair under a just-outdated recall.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007


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