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Display not showing correctly

When I turn my camera on to take a picture the display in either the screen or the wiewer shows lines and out of focus and it's in a purple, black, and white color. It still shows the previous pictures fine but I can't take any new ones. Any ideas what is wrong and where to get it fixed camera hasn't been used hardly at all.

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  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    Camera will no longer focus… images are stretched and oblique, purple and white.

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    My camera is about 5 years old. Same thing happened to me, a few shots were good and then they went to purple, black & white too. After a few shots of those psychodelic shots my LCD only displays dynamic horitzontal lines. I read a few problems back about the ccd sensor...I wonder if this is related> I was using my camera outside on a hot day.

  • mdcervantes_ Aug 04, 2008

    I turned on the camera one day and got purple and white horizontal lines. What I did notice that if you zoom in and out a few times, you may get the image to display properly.

  • norbgeiss Aug 27, 2008

    Like others, when I turn the camera on, I am not guaranteed that the viewfinder or sceen will show a normal picure. Sometimes get purple, blue or other color psycodelic screen and no clue what I am pointing at. Will sometimes take a couple of pictures, and then go into this acid trip. Then cannot get it to go normal again. Have checked all the buttons and settings for hints to troubleshoot, but cannot resolve this problem to make it return to a dependable camera. Help !!! I love this camera, what is wrong ?

  • mayetskee Sep 04, 2008

    when i turn on my camera the screen is blank and displays error. screen is color black and could not see where am i shooting at. before it happened its showing signs of turning into different colors and like a radio equalizer colors i dont know whats happening. I let the camera rest for about one day and it goes back to normal but after that it went black out until now and i could no longer use my camera please help me what to do i really love this camera


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I had the problem, got the CCD changed it worked for a few months then it stopped working once again. My advice, though its a great camera its time to retire it. Problem is I just love the ability to add on filters which is not common in most prosumer cameras

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