Canon has announced a service notice for its PowerShot G10 compact camera. It addresses the appearance of lines in certain images shot with a specific batch of G10's. Affected cameras can be identified by their serial numbers, where the 4th and 5th digits correspond to the numbers listed in the notice. These cameras will be repaired for free by contacting the company's customer support center.

Serial numbers with the following 4th and 5th digits can be sent to Canon for free repairs.

***50*****
***51*****
***52*****
***53*****
***80*****
***81*****
***82*****
***83*****

Click here to read the service notice (Canon USA site)

Click here to read the service notice (Canon UK site)