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My Canon Powershot A470 picture output is blurred horizontally by a white stripe and when in the outdoor you cant see any image but a white

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I have the same problem here. had it first in 2009 just about 8 months after purchase but had it fixed under warranty. It took them about 4 months to return my cam. they still have to send it to malaysia( im from philippines).

Now, 2 years later, it's back to the old problem. probably this has to do with the model considering that i saw lots of similar complaints

Posted on Sep 09, 2012

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    mikefrench24 Sep 09, 2012

    i have the same problem here. had it first in 2009 just about 8 months after purchase but had it fixed under warranty. It took them about 4 months to return my cam. they still have to send it to malaysia( im from philippines).

    Now, 2 years later, it's back to the old problem. probably this has to do with the model considering that i saw lots of similar complaints

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No, it's not a software problem. The problem is that the shutter doesn't work so it can't control the amount of light taken so the pictures are very bright with horizontal lines. There are usualy two causes - a broken shutter cable inside the lens or the shuuter blades are stuck - may happen if the lens get wet or something adhesive gets in it. It's a hardware problem so I suggest you contact local Canon or other camera service center. It is considered a hard repair so it could get expensive. I don't think it's worth it, so I would suggest you get another camera.

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The shutter flex cable inside the lens is broken. Happens to all cameras from Canon A4xx series. At day the images will be overexposed with horizontal lines on it, but it could look better at dark / night. The FLEX has to be replaced. Canon doesn't supply new flex cables for these, but there are some cheap copies on ebay. But as these brake very often, I wouldn't suggest you investing money in this camera, because it will brake again sooner or later.

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I had this problem too, I think it's the shutter problem, it doesn't close
when a picture is taken, therefore, causing the over exposed photo...I've sent it back to canon, still waiting for the reply...

Kevin - Malaysia

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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