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Canon powershot s1 is

When you go to take a picture with the camera, the screen is black. When you look through the lens, still is black. When you take the picture, the flash works, but no picture to view, only a black screen. What can I do?
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danielle
danielle.puckett@yahoo.com

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  • sxepunk_23 Nov 09, 2007

    I called Canon. They are sending me a label to send it in, free of charge to fix this. It is in fact a recall on this actual camera. If there are any other people who need help with this same problem, just call 1-800-828-4040, just say you heard about it on the internet. They will tell you what to do from there. If you have any other questions, just let me know. Thanks so much for your help!!!!
    God Bless,
    Danielle
    Danielle.Puckett@yahoo.com

  • Jeneen Nov 12, 2007

    I am able to turn on my camera, view old pictures, but when I look through the view finder, it is black. I go to take the picture and the flash does go off but the screen remains black and still no picture. Is this a recall issue with this camera?

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Looks like a lot of us have this same problem, Danielle. Consensus is it's a problem with the CCD chip. I'm contacting Canon about ours. Hopefully they'll fix for free as one guest posted. Let's be optimistic!!

http://www.fixya.com/support/t224203-black_screen

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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