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Hi this edgard

I have a canon power shot camera and I have a problem.It was working very good 1 year ago,but 4 days ago the display is dark like black color and you can see the fictures and settings and this work when you shot a picture and the flsh works too,but you never can see anything ,i need help from you please.

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  • dceccar Jun 06, 2008

    I have a Powershot 560. I dropped it and although it still works, the display is all black but I can see the settings on the edge of the display window.. If I press the reveiw button, the display will show previously taken pictures. Was something damaged when it was dropped, if so, is it worth it to replace it or purchase a new camera?

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Dear Edgar:

It indeed sounds as if your CCD image sensor has gone out. If you call Canon (1-800-828-4040) you can have it repaired at the Factoyr Service Center for somewhere in the neighborhood of between $79 and $99, I believe.

You may also qualify for their upgrade program wherein you can get a refurbished, upgraded model camera, for approximately the same price as the repair. That way you will have a higher model camera , which comes with a complete camera kit, you get to keep you old accessories, and you will have another 6 months worth of warranty, which the upgraded camera carries. All in all it's usually a pretty good deal. Call them and see what's available.

Hope this helps.

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The camera's CCD is out and it requires replacement cost is about 75.00 plus shipping. goto www.digitalcamrepair.com for contact info.

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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