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PowerShot SX530 HS Behaving Oddly After Fall

Helpplease999
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So I recently got this camera as a upgrade/gift from my cousin and like a Dumbo I dropped off the nightstand today. So now it's making a noise and looks like a weird comic filter is on but it's not

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Helpplease999
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Like I'm genuinely panicking 

Oh,so sorry but i m not sure about that.

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A Canon Powershot SX 530 HS

Helpplease999
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So late last I dropped my camera and now the side where you view the photo is having blurry colors to say the least. I've attached a picture of how it looks 

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Tronhard
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Frankly, in particular, with things making noises inside and the image shown, it sounds like it's broken and will need a repair - sounds like an insurance claim to me.  The PowerShot series are sealed units so there is nothing that a user can do at their end.  If it is fixable it will need to go to Canon for repair, but I fear that it may well cost more that the camera is worth.


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Out of genuine curiosity would you say that it's more the internal software broken or what exactly because if it's just the screen I may be able to fix it (I've dealt with screen repair before) and I've found a tutorial for it and I don't mind a humming as long as I can see pictures clear


@Helpplease999 wrote:

Out of genuine curiosity would you say that it's more the internal software broken or what exactly because if it's just the screen I may be able to fix it (I've dealt with screen repair before) and I've found a tutorial for it and I don't mind a humming as long as I can see pictures clear


Did you say it rattles when you shake it.  Software does not make rattling sounds.

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Oh well then could it possibly just be a part broken like the lense??

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