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Pictures white with horizontal stripes

After success for several years, my S1 IS started making pictures 90% white with horizontal stripes. I am quite sure it's nothing in the menus. The display looks ok before taking the picture. I have tried different cards. Thanks for any suggestions.

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  • eleighb Jun 20, 2008

    My S1IS started doing the same thing - white lines June 17, 2008. Have you sent it in to Canon yet?

  • Anonymous Oct 05, 2008

    same thing.

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008



    I have the same problem. Sample image inserted.


  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    Took pictures about the first week of October and now Oct 19th I can take a single one. They are all as described --- picture veiled by white horizontal bars. Arrgh!

  • Peelsg Nov 08, 2008

    I have the same problem with the pictures

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I had a similar problem. Washed out pictures with horizontal stripes. My camera is just over 5 yrs old and didn't even think it would be covered by waranty. I was shopping for a new camera and stumbled across this particular post. Visited the link and contacted Canon. They sent me a shipping label, repaired my camera, and sent it back with ablolutely no cost to me. It was fast too. The whole process took about two weeks.
    Thanks for the info Old Marine dude.

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    Same problem here. Just tried to use the camera after not using it in 3 months or so. Everything seems to work fine mechanically, and I can properly view images on the flash card, but trying to take a new picture is impossible. Glad to know I'm not the only one.

  • akiakiaki Apr 11, 2009

    exactly the same problem. I got this one in 2004 and it has been doing excellent job for our family. Just last week, it happened the screen got all striped. Glad I found this site. Thanks!

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