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HORIZONTAL FLICKERING ON SCREEN.

The viewing screen has constantly horizontal flickering lines making it almost impossible to compose pictures. Everything else works, shots taken are fine. It was a great camera and not that old, I don`t want to lose it.

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  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    I have the same problem, did you find a solution yet?

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See the canon support site. Mine did the same thing then progressed to poor pictures as well. I just called them tonight and will be sending my camera off free of charge to be evaluated and then they will replace or repair for free if it is the sensor. :)

Good Luck! It sounds like they really want to remedy these situations!

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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