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Canon powershot a60 white lcd/no photo

The lcd display will turn on and off but when it is on it will only display an entirely white screen with no variation. you can take a photo; however, when you go to view it is completely black. the camera was in working order, and besides a few people who dont know a thing about cameras trying to take a picture with it, there is no apparent damage. i reset the default settings and browsed through the users manual but could find no information that would provide a solution. all functions appear to be in working order, although it is impossible to tell for sure. the batteries were recently changed, but I struggle to take this as the problem. please help....many thanks

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

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