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Black Screen I turned on my camera a few days ago and the screen is blank, when I take photos thay are also black, but if I scroll through old images I can still see them, have I pressed something on the camera by mistake? Can this be fixed by myself or is it something that can only be fixed by a professional? Your help would be much appreciated as I have no idea why it has started doing this!

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  • amnesiaiom Apr 02, 2008

    Thanks for your help with this. It is an IXUS, though, and that model doesn't seem to be covered, also it is in the UK, not the US. Would this still be applicable?


  • conklin205 Jul 10, 2008

    Canon IXUS 70 same problem: Sudden blank LCD, cannot take photos but can review photos on memory card. Presently, have removed battery and card for 24 hours & waiting to see if new start will fix problem.

  • gutijen Dec 23, 2008

    i have same problem with IXUS 70. The warranty still cover here in Manila, Philippines?

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    Same issue with my Ixus 70. Had issues with sand at first, but that worked out quite well...then the screen stopped working. I can view old ones but not see in camera mode.
    Might still take pictures, haven´t tried. Kinda banged up camera, so I believe reparingit might be difficult...

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This sounds very much like a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon will 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

Applicable cameras include:
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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    CameraR Apr 03, 2008

    Sad to say the original 2MP IXUS / S100 is not covered, although nearly all of the 3.2MP through 5MP are.



    The advisory is worldwide. From the UK Canon support site:

    https://self-service.canon-europe.com/uk...

    "We kindly request users who have confirmed these symptoms to contact the nearest Canon Service Centre. Free repairs will be made for affected products in cases where it has been confirmed that the internal CCD wiring has come off."



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