Question about Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

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Unable to take pictures

When camera is turned on, the lcd screen is dark. pressing the 'disp' button does not help. Pictures on the card can be seen in play back mode. When trying to take picture flash works and a file is written to the card, which in play-back is blank...no image

Camera software problem? sensor problem?

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  • campbell704 Jun 21, 2008

    Menu screens are fine, pics taken before problem can be seen on lcd screen fine. Whilst in shooting mode lcd screen is black and when I take a picture it is black on playback and pc. Have tried resetting to factory settings.

  • koutla Jul 06, 2008

    when on taking photos on screen is black.

    When on reading photos, screen is ok

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    When my camera is turn on LCD is hazy

  • akhilbatra Sep 08, 2008

    Same is as described by others. in Pic mode screen remains black and in preview mode pic comes good.



    Any one has solution or tip ?

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