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Why is there is no image, only a black screen with icons

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You could have a setting for looking through the viewfinder only, which turns off the LCD display.
Of course, make sure your lens cap was not left on. Also there is usually a setting for looking at pictures you took. or looking through the lens. If you have no images saved, there will be nothing to see.
Set the camera back to view through lens.

Posted on May 11, 2014

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It is known problem of ccd imager failure in S3IS Canon camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to get live view to take fresh picture.
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Hi, I have a Canon IXUS 95IS camera.. For some reason, when I attempt to take a photo, the LCD screen isn't displaying what is actually in view? In movie mode it comes up on the screen but when i flick it...


Ah yes! you have pressed the display button. Turn the camera on and you see the icons in the display, look for the Disp button and press it, the display will cycle through its modes icons, black, image and icons.

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Defective ccd imager!! company will replace this ccd imager free of charge. Year 2002 up to 2005 released unit has a factory defect ccd imager. the company recalled those units and replaced with a stronger version of ccd imager ( they are still doing it). check it out.

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