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Everthing works,.. but screen is black

When I turn Camera on, Everything works on the camera. Can even take a picture,.. but the screen is black,.. both LCD and viewfinder,.. also,.. the movie icon is shown on the screen and I don't know how to get it off of movie mode

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If it is Canon S1 IS camera then its CCD Imager problem and this part needs ot be replaced.
canon will replace CCD Imager free of cost.
Please click on Canon CCD Imager advisory for details.
Thank you.


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Your ccd imager is defective .

Just tap on the sides of the camera and check whether it works properly .
If it works then there is some loose connection on the circuit board .

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Either any of the settings is changed so u can reset the camera by pressing the reset button.also it happens if the battery is not charged or at its end or the lens is dirty or faulty.needs cleaning or replacent.

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It can be a defective LCD cable, or a problem on the board.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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    If you dont see anything on the display or viewfinder, but the camera works , then it can be a faulty cable.
    Tthere are two main ribb on cable on the boards, one goes to power and other functions, the other connects to LCD.
    If that is faulty you can have same conditions as yours, camera works , but no video.

    There is also always the chance that the board is defective, but that is less frequent.

    Disassembling the camera is a delicate operation, you will risk damaging the camera if you don't have done this before.


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