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"Oily" spots burnt into LCD

I have a Canon SD400, not quite 1 yr old, and it looks like an image has been burned into the otherwise black, blank screen. The camera was working perfectly, then put into it's case. A few hours later the LCD was black with oily looking distortions burned into it. Has anyone had this happen? Know the solution and/or est. cost of repair?

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Re: "Oily" spots burnt into LCD

Hey i found this site that is great on how to change a LCD for the camera

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Re: "Oily" spots burnt into LCD

Sounds like a cracked LCD. That happened to my S400, and it was pretty evident the glass screen had broken. I bought a new one and installed it myself at a cost of under $40. Having a shop do the repair will cost quite a bit more. If you think this is the problem, do a Google search on "canon s400 lcd screen repair" and you'll find some resources to walk you through the ordering and replacement process.

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