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Image too bright plus the white lines

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have you found any solutions on your canon image problem....too bright plus white lines on the pics..

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  • zumba Sep 30, 2008

    outside photos, too white, color photos inside have lines through them. LCD canon logo at back of camera has lines through it. Video o.k.

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Hi!
I had a similar problem with my powershot A430 recently. I took it to a canon service center and they identified the problem as "shutter unit problem". My cam was under warranty so they fixed it for free and also replaced my lens (even though i didnt ask for it!). :-)
Take your cam to canon; they will fix it. All the best!

-Aashish.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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