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Display has lines and is gray

After taking a picture the Display or review picture has lines and is gray.

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Check you output picture, What do you get for a output picture?

CCD sensor would effect whole screen most of the time not just lines.

Until a camera shop tell you its a CCD sensor and not just the display you might want a secound opinion.


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Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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This is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon A95 and ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix the issue.
Local camera repair shop will help you because camera will take apart in detail and soldering work is also involved.
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Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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