Question about Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera
I used my a410 canon for about 3 years ago. It has a good shot since i first used it and i can capture clear and fantastic outdoor and indoor shots. Now my outdoor shots turnes into white as in no detail at all but white. and the thing that bothers me more is there is so many horizontal lines in my digicam that blocks the quality of the picture itself once the picture is taken. (some pictures only)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
CCD Failure !!
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Posted on Apr 24, 2009
First make sure the mode selector dial is set to the red camera without an M next to it (ie you're in Auto mode and NOT in manual mode). If so...
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see the following for further info and a simple fix that may help:
Now the A410 is not capable of taking 15 second exposures as recommended for the fix. Instead try setting the camera to manual mode, turn off the flash, got to a darkened room, and take a picture. Open the battery door while the red and yellow light are flashing. If after many tries this does not work, then consider trying Fix #5a on the site. But do so with the camera turned off and the lens retracted to lessen the chance of damaging the lens mechanism.
Posted on Jul 05, 2009
No, it's not a software problem. The problem is that the shutter doesn't work so it can't control the amount of light taken so the pictures are very bright with horizontal lines. There are usualy two causes - a broken shutter cable inside the lens or the shuuter blades are stuck - may happen if the lens get wet or something adhesive gets in it. It's a hardware problem so I suggest you contact local Canon or other camera service center. It is considered a hard repair so it could get expensive. I don't think it's worth it, so I would suggest you get another camera.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
you must have a lance problem,so please contact any authorised person for repairs , its may be a lance flap is cracked,
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
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