Question about Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
I bought a Canon Powershot S1 IS 2 years back in Korea. It was working very fine. When i switched it on last week i was shocked to see that it was not working. 1. The camera was swicted ON 2. I was able to see the already taken pictures. 3. When i change the mode to picture taking mode, i could see only a BLANK ( just a dark screen with some scattrerd white dots). 4. I could able use the click button. 5. But the image was same as what i saw in the LCD/View finder. when i was discussing this issue with my friends i was shocked to know that, one of my friends who bought the same camera with me in korea also is facing the same problem. is it something related to manfucturing issue? We bought the camera at same time and got the problem almost at same time. Can you please let me knwo what could be the issue?
Gandhi Gurunathan...This is not made for you...So take ur freakin *** out of Korea n just stay in India n buy stuff frm thr....
Posted on Mar 01, 2012
A minha maquina também teve esse problema, mandei para a garantia e 2 semanas depois a resposta foi que, tinha uma maquina nova... uma S5 IS para ser entregue para troca da outra a S1 IS que tinha o problema descrito, e nem garantia tinha mais... ja tinha terminado...
Estou muito agradecido pelo tratamento pos venda da Canon
Posted on Apr 12, 2008
As mentioned Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. Please check the following two links for more info:
Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110
Posted on Nov 15, 2007
I called cannon about the same problem. they sent me a label, I sent the camera in and it was REPLACED FREE! I have had it for almost 3 years!
Posted on Sep 25, 2007
Guys, I have the same problem which started last month. Anybody in India who could successfully fix this. I have contacted Canon India but no response.
Posted on Jul 14, 2007
Hi . Same with me.. My cam also got repaired free of cost. i gave it to canon service centre and they did it in 2-3 weeks.
Posted on Jun 24, 2007
And in addition to the page I listed for several models having this CCD sensor problem, see the specific page for Canon cameras at: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
Posted on Mar 29, 2007
The problem lies in a defective CCD sensor. Visit this page for repair directions - free repair is being offered by Canon as well as free shipping both ways. http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html
Posted on Mar 29, 2007
I had the same problems as the others described. I brought it into a local camera store and they told me I had to send to back to Cannon and it would cost about $250 to repair which is the price of a new camera. They said it was probably the optics were out of alignment. Like the rest of you it was working fine when i last used it and i had not droped it and had any other problems. Does anyone have any suggestions
Posted on Mar 27, 2007
Did you find a solution to this problem? I am having the same issue. I bought my camera about 2 years ago. It was working fine till a couple of days ago. Now, all of a sudden, all I see is a blank screen when I try to shoot pictures/video. I can view already stored images on the memory card. Please let me know if you guys have found a solution.
Posted on Jan 07, 2007
Sorry this aint a solution. I too have the same problem as Mr.Gandhi is facing. I too bought this camera approximately 2 years ago.Since last cupla weeks, im facing this problem on a random note...I cud take a few snaps in between and upload without any problem but again the camera could not capture new images even with a set of 4 new batteries. Whenever i switch the mode to take snaps from preview mode (which is still working fine), the LCD or the view finder becomes dark with some blue colored horizontal lines appearing as if its because of some kinda interference!
Posted on Jan 02, 2007
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