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Black screen Yesterday I grabbed my camara for a not to be missed shot and found that I too have the same problem now of the black image through the view finder and on the lcd screen. I have replaced the batteries, tried changing settings and nothing works. I too can see the icons and view previously taken pictures but can take no new ones. I feel that paying $350 for a disposable camara is a bit much! I purchased it just a little over a year ago. I saw on the Canon website that they are fixing other models that have the same problem but the S3 IS is not listed. I do believe that they have a big complaint coming!

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  • CAITLIN2004 Aug 02, 2008

    I am have the same exact problem. This really sucks!

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This happened to me then my camer just started working again after playing around with the modes

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I just called Canon they said it's an internal component that has burned out and would have to be sent in to be fixed! I let them have it. I am just over my 1 year warranty and now have to pay to get my $300 plus camera fixed!

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