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Lcd blurred I have a canon power shot a80 and when i turn it on and try to take a picture, on the LCD display i see a mixture of colour which is not even letting me see the image of the picture i would like to take. If i look through the lens and take the image, i am still able to view the picture I had taken if i set the camera on the view pictures. The mixture of colours on the LCD only shows when the camera is set on take the picture... and it doesn't even do it always. Thanks.

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  • Evokateur Jun 30, 2008

    Yes this is the problem I have also. It is permanent now. It first started in movie mode.

  • Ismedi Jul 30, 2008

    Not only is the LCD blurred but the pictures taken are the same way.

  • mmaury Aug 10, 2008

    I have a canon power shot a80 and when i turn it on and try to take a picture, on the LCD display i see a mixture of colour which is not even letting me see the image of the picture i would like to take. If i look through the lens and take the image, i am still able to view the picture I had taken if i set the camera on the view pictures. The mixture of colours on the LCD only shows when the camera is set on take the picture... and it doesn't even do it always.

  • cahughes Aug 17, 2008

    It started out with the LCD display being a blur of colors sometimes. Now, it is ALWAYS blurred and if I take a picture, the picture looks like the blur on the LCD screen. I've only had this camera since the end of 2003 and I think with the price we paid, this should be something that can be fixed.

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Canon will fix this camera if it is in the list of ccd defect.
Contact canon.com for the Americas, or where you are. Call Service on the web page with the 800 number.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&keycode=2112&fcategoryid=221&modelid=8776
There were a number of cameras which used Sony ccds which had problems. These were sold to Nikon, Canon, and other companies. Some companies will not fix them for free. Canon and Nikon have been good to me and have fixed a number of the cameras with problems with the ccd.


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Ya..Same thing happened to my camera..But when i gave it to the cannon ppl for servicing,they said its a manufacturing defect and the service is done for free...

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