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Image blacked out on LCD and can not see image in view finder

I can turn the camera off and on. The auto focus is moving out and in, but the image on the LCD Screen is black and if I look through the view finder I still can't see anything. I did try new batteries and made sure the settings were right. Does anyone have an idea on what this could be? Or how to fix it? Thanks, Sandra LCD turned black when using video and camera.

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    After 4 years of sublime service my ixus-i started having lense-servo trouble. Fixing that a couple of times ended with black screen and pictures/movies. Looks like the CCD gave in on me, or maybe a connector inside is lose or broken. Opening the camera and checking all connections served me no solution... I bought a new camera ::sniff::

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    i can turn on & off may camera but the image on shooting mode is black.. i can't see anything on it..

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Oh well, i tried your tips but i wasn't able to fix mine. more instructions, pls.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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    Kenneth Galletta Aug 29, 2017

    try doing a hard reset. remove battery and camera card then hold down the power button for 30 seconds to a minute. replace the battery and card and try to activate camera in record mode and see if black screen is still there. good luck

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I had the same problem of the black screen on my canon ,
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Only by connecting the USB cable to the camera (of course when this one is on) and the screen lights on immediatly.
thanks guys

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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Try connecting it to a computer and then turning on the camera. For some reason that fixed it for mine.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Image blacked out on LCD and can not see image in view finder

This is a defective CCD known to Canon. They will repair it free of charge. Go here for details: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=223&modelid=8044&keycode=2112&id=29819

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