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No image. The menue (etc.)

There is no image in my Canon PowerShot S2 IS camera. The menu (etc.) looks OK, but nothing through the lense appears on the screen or view finder. Everything else seems to function.

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Try Hold The Disp Button For 3 seconds

or make sure on the top of the camera you got the picture view clicked on the right mode

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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On the display button...See catalog properly....

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Have a Powershot S2 IS, and when turn camera on in record mode, there is no image appearing. No image appearing when looking thru view finder either. any ideas on issue?


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