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Screen black The screen will only work during the "panoramic mode" (the one where you can take several images to link together side by side. At all other times, whether in camera mode or review mode, the screen is blank. This occurred suddenly after no particular trauma. Replacing the batteries or banging it on the table have not helped. Is this the type of malfunction described in the notice on the cannon website?? Service Notice: CCD Image Sensor Advisory (Updated 10/31/2006)

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Yonatan: It's a Manufacturer's Malfunction. Canon already recognize the problem and they are supposed to repair your camera even if you don't have any proof of purchase, beacause the problem is in the camera (their product). You can call Canon at 1-800-828-4040 to schedule an equipment check and repair. Do not open the camera or bang it against anything. We don't want Canon to have other excuse for not repairing your Digital Cam. SithPitt

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