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When I turn the camera on, the screen displays the last picture taken. I can take a picture but there is nothing shown in the viewing screen before I take the picture, so I don't really know what it is I am taking a picture of. The menu screens come up when pressed but nothing else appears to help. I have a PowerShot A720 IS.Thanks for your help. Sincerely, Barton G. Stone bart.stone@pincock.com

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Hi,

This is a common problem on this set. This is either due to faulty CCD sensor or faulty LCD screen. Look at the previous recorded images or videos. If you see the same white lines in previous saved images or video's , it would be suggestive of LCD screen unless it is a faulty CCD sensor.

If that is LCD panel, it is not worth repair.If that is CCD sensor, then you could call up Panasonic to check whether CCD sensor of your model is under recall or not.

Read an old article :-

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

If it is not under recall, try to get some good replacement or repair at low cost unless invest in new camera.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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