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White streaks on all photos but not video

I have a Canon A95 and have never dropped it. I was taking a photo indoors and the picture came out fine. I took another photo a few minutes later and the photo came out faded with tons of white lines going through it. I tried different settings, changed camera cards and even used the timer to take the photo. Nothing helped. The video recorder still works. The shutter makes a ton of noise and you can see the it open and close. While it opens and closes the picture on the display goes bright and then regular, bright and then regular. Then it takes the photo with white lines throughout. What is weird is, nothing changed from the time I took the first photo to the second.

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  • Melissa Merker Mar 02, 2007

    The image shows fine on the LCD until I take the picture, then it has white streaks. Is this still a problem with the CCD?

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Your camera has a defective CCD imager. Please return the camera prepaid to Canon in New Jersey, they are replacing the CCD at no charge to the customer. This is a known issue and is resolved by many of the manufacturers using the Sony CCD element in their cameras at no charge. Good Luck my friend. Joe Weibel customelectronics.org

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http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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