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Canon Powershot A80

Pictures have horizontal red line on them

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  • josfim1059 Dec 28, 2007

    images in viewfinder has reddish lines on and so does the photo when taken. Lately the view finder is sometimes getting dark and so does the photos taken. Although this problem is off and on but know it is getting worse and more frequent.

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. The good news is that 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

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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    CameraR Dec 30, 2007

    Really this does sound like a defective CCD as mentioned.

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http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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