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No picture is seen when on.

When I power on the camera, no picture is seen in the viewfinder or the LCD display. When I view taken pictures, the option works?

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Hi,
It seems ccd imager chip failure problem in your Canon camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix the issue.
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Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.

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