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No lcd image for photo mode but there is an lcd image for review mode

Camera still takes pictures and I can see them in the review mode but there is no LCD image for picture-taking mode.

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use DISP button to switch between viewfinder and LCD
or read the manual

Posted on Oct 29, 2012

Testimonial: "I've had this camera for 6 years and NEVER used that DISP button. Must have accidentally hit it. I'm kind of an AutoFocus camera user... the details are too much to keep track of. Thanks very much."

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SOURCE: unable to see through LCD screen in picture taking mode

press the DISP button.

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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SOURCE: no image in the LCD, its black

restore the factory settings

turn camera on, press the menu button for 5 seconds and the default setting comes up. select ok and it all goes back to normal. I think that the exposure was wrong, therefore not letting enough light so the screen always appeared black.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Camera image does not show up on LCD

This model has had problems with the CCD element that acts as the eye of the camera. I would recommend that you return the camera to Canon in New Jersey and let them replace it at no charge to you. Good luck to you. Joe Weibel customelectronics.org

Posted on Feb 21, 2007

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SOURCE: LCD screen black with white specs in picture and movie mode

With the power off, hold the camera in your palm and smack the front of the camera on your leg or arm. You might have to smack it a few time to get it to work. It has to do with the camera CDD lense (shuttle) being stuck. By smacking it around, it will free up the lense. Being extra gentle with it though. It worked for me. Hope this help.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

SOURCE: LCD screen purple and distorted in Shooting mode

There is recall on this model for this problem, Go to Canon USA web site, Look up Service advisory, CCD malfunction N/C to repair.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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