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Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?

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  • redcanman Aug 19, 2008

    The camera worked great for a year and has not been subjected to excessive heat or moisture. Now, the image in the viewfinder looks great, but the image on the LCD and the saved image are a mess of vertical lines and the color of violet and black.

    What can I do?

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Sounds like you may have a faulty CCD Sensor or the wiring came loose. My Camera did the samethimg. Email carecenter@cits.canon.com and explain to them the problem.
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