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Canon S215 viewfinder and lcd display screen blk

When camera is turned on the lcd as well as the veiwfinder is black. All functions seem to be there, but I cannot take a picture or viewed prieviously taken pictures on the card. It is really frustrating..is this fixable or is it less expensive to replace the camera?

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  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    When camera is turned on the lcd as well as the veiwfinder is black. All functions seem to be there, but I cannot take a picture or viewed prieviously taken pictures on the card. It is really frustrating..is this fixable ?

  • pcaffeldt Jul 29, 2008

    Same thing here. Viewfinder and LCD display are black. All other functions appear active. Take the shot and it is saved as a file that is all black

  • Marie Pilesky Aug 29, 2013

    help help I can not afford another camera or pay to have mine fixed

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It may be fixable, but it may be expensive. You also have the option to upgrade your camera through Canon's Loyalty program. I'd give them a call and find out what your options are before going out and purchasing a new camera.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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Same thing exactly here too, must be a misfunction with the camera.

Posted on May 02, 2010

  • junkmail4187 Dec 16, 2010

    i hAD and have the same problem. i did at one point figure it out and it is just a matter of pushing a few buttons and it work just as it had but then it did the same thing when i turned it off and on again. however i do not remember exactly what i did or what buttons i pushed to make it work so. for those who are considering buying a new camera this is hope i bet a camera shop could help figure out what is going wrong. it is not gone for good. still on the hunt to find the buttons i pushed again.

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