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My picture quality is severly diminished. The color is off, very pink sky and very dark interior photos. I must have a setting wrong. thanks

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  • jsdplan Oct 03, 2009

    I am not sure what you mean by "open the camera" or CCD or HW.

    Could you please be more specific about the procedure you are recommending.

  • jsdplan Oct 03, 2009

    Thanks Jennifer, I will try to contact cannon

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Http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/0900001267/PSA80CUG-EN.pdf
I attached a manual for this model ...and cause is difficult to explaine exactly ..I will gave you some points to check ...
the problems is from a view mode you selected..or a effect ...so ...try to locate ..auto-mode...into the menu ..this being selected it will fix the problem ..
also look at all features at the time ..cause Im not familiar with the order ...and try to locate the shooting mode.. and change to normal...

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Contact Canon and they will fix, free of charge. This is a widespread problem and they have admitted that it is something they will honor.

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=48264

http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

Hope this helps!

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Hi,


Have you tried downloading your photos to another computer?
As in, do they appear dark under any and all circumstances after you download them, or only on one computer so far?

You shouldn't have to make adjustments to every digital photograph. There are certain situations that might fool the camera's meter (backlit situations for example), but for the most part, your camera's inbuilt metering system should be able to handle most situations.

Furthermore, if they're appearing all right on your camera's LCD,

Open the camera, look at the Flat-cable going from the CCD to the 'camera HW', there is a small connector where the latch mecanism is open,-meaning it does not put pressure on the commenctors and if you touch the flat-cable you can see the flicker/lines, simply use a pen tip to lock the connector latch again, or apply som glue to fix the connector.
Please leave me comment, if you need further asistance RNJ VINODKUMAR

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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