Question about Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I turned my camera on to take a picture and the camera powered up but my problem is my screen is black and you cant see any of the pictures I take. All the pictures i took before this happen are shown on my screen when I view them. I also can view my displays from my menue buttons (fun.set, display, flash on or off ect.) but i cant view anything i want to take photos of what can i do before spending money on someone to fix it or buy another? Could it be one of the shutters???
ps! I never dropped it
DON'T DUMP YOUR CAMERA JUST YET! I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO LOCATE SOME INFORMATION ON YOUR CAMERA AND SOME THINGS FOR YOU TO TRY. FIRST YOUR CAMERA SITE SAYS THERE IS A SWITCH ON THE BACK SIDE OF YOUR CAMERA THAT SAYS " DISP " WHICH I ASSUME MEANS DISPLAY. PLEASE TRY PUSHING THIS BUTTON AND SEEING IF THIS WORKS? NEXT YOU NEED TO TRY TO REST YOUR CAMERA. THAT IS DONE BY GOING TO SETUP>CHOOSE RESET> HOLD DOWN MENU KEY FOR 5 SECONDS AND SEE IF THAT SOLVES THE PROBLEM. THE NEXT SOLUTION MIGHT BE THAT THE CAMERA FIRMWARE MAY NEED TO BE RELOADED TO RESET THE CAMERA TO FACTORY DEFAULTS. I KNOW IT SOUNDS LIKE A LOT OF THINGS, BUT THEY REALLY DON'T HAVE A SIMPLE ANSWER TO THIS PROBLEM. IF YOU NEED MORE HELP, REPLY TO: ARCLIGHT1217. GOOD LUCK!
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
I had the same problem- I tried for a week, and thought I would have to spend >$100 to fix it (no warranty). However, I played around with the "screen brightness" setting and that fixed it! I don't know how, but it's worth a try!
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
Sounds like your LCD is turned off as a power save mode to save on battery life. Pressing the "Disp" button as 'arclight1217' suggests should do the trick.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
Well, my camera was still under warranty so I sent it back to Cannon. They fixed it and sent it back to me within a week. They reported that the optical device was broken, so they replaced it and did other maintenance to it and it's back to normal. I love this little camera, so it was great to get it fixed and back so quickly.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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