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May 30, 2009 - Would not recommend trying to open your cameras to repair this ... Also turn off the LCD screen (press the DISP or DISPLAY button). ... For many Canon cameras this will be shutter priority (Tv) mode (for .... I got the image back in about 5 tries. .... My Cannon S2 IS had a black picture and I fixed it from your ...
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Digital camera repairs can be expensive if not covered under warranty or a service advisory. ... When a sensor goes bad, images may exhibit some or all of the following: ... Hard reset for Canon compact cameras: this has worked for some Canon ... a blank LCD screen, a stuck lens or sensor or other problem that can't be ...
Aug 23, 2008 - My 1st Canon (film) camera was a TL and I'd probably still have it but ... The "change the batteries" problem: Does any S2IS *not* have the ... A couple of weeks ago i turned on my dear S2 IS and.. no image!! i could only see the menus .... Actually, I had to do it 3 times before the screen got back the image.
hi.if you are telling both viewfinder and lcd are blank or black the problem is in the shutter that you found inside of the lens are not open.sometimes the cuase of the is humidity or moist goin inside of the shutter thats why it will not work properly or stuck up.if you can open your camera and adjust the shuuter from lens unit its better .but if not its better you bring to service center and request for adjustment.
by the way try also to reset your camera to default setting maybe it will help you.
Sounds like you have a stuck shutter or bad CCD. There is a temporary fix that works sometimes but eventually it will stop working alltogether. Canon can fix this or there are a couple of sellers on ebay that repair broken LCDs or shutters.
I had what Canon suggested was a ccd image sensor problem with my S2 IS, did as they suggested, filled out their form, printed it out, talked to a rep about the problem, sent the camera in to their service repair, only to hear from them that their solution was to let them repair it for $127.00, or purchase a, get this now a "refurbished" newer model S3 IS for $175.00 with a 30 or 90 day warranty on it..HAHAHAHA...why on earth would anyone add an extra expense to what the camera's value was at purchase in my case the cost for the camera was $349.00, or buy the next step up from and S2 to an S3 IS, that has already been refurbished for whatever reasons for $175.00...and hope that this camera screwed up before the limited warranty expired..and by the way I had only had my S2 IS for 18 mos.
In my opinion Canon needs a class action law suit filed against them for not honoring a product that has a history with the image sensor, refering to the S1 IS...and now already wanting to replace an S2 with a refurbished S3...DON'T THINK SO..
In the Menu there is a settings option under this heading the last option avalible is "Reset" press set or ok amd your problem will be resolved, you can also mail me back if this does not resolves your problem with more clearifications.
First of All, please Don't Panic. The CCD ( sensor ) defect / Black screen of death problem is on the rise. Its becoming a common issue with the S2 IS owners. Send in the Camera with this completed form ( http://consumer.usa.canon.com/app/pdf/dealer/FSC.pdf )
CANON FACTORY SERVICE CENTER
1440 CHASE AVENUE
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Briefly explain the situation and request for a courtesy repair. Good news is that Canon is repairing the Problem at ZERO Charge.
I'm certain that in the next few months Canon would issue an Advisory for a product recall as in the case of S1 IS.
S2 IS is a beautiful camera and Canon's customer service is fabulous. Hence please don't spread negative stories about Canon.
A Proud S2 IS owner