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When on shooting mode, camera shows no picture

The camera is about 6 months old. I had placed pictured on my computer and erased the card. Now, when I turn the camera on to take a picture both the LCD and the view finder and black-- as if the lens cap is closed (but it is not). You are able to see the white markings, like the rectangular box in the middle. but nothing else. I have changed batteries, cards, put the camera on a variety of settings, friends have looked at it, etc. Please help. The store will not take it back (over 30 days). I would rather fix it then send it away- but am out of ideas. Thank you.

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  • Lindsay Maguire Jan 01, 2007

    By the way- when I have tried to take a picture with it as it is, the picture takes- flash and all, but also comes out black.

  • Lindsay Maguire Jan 04, 2007

    Not Yet-- I have contacted Canon= and they have not gotten back to me.

  • Lindsay Maguire Jan 04, 2007

    Not yet- I have contacted Canon, but they have gotten back to me.

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I have read of this problem (doing research before buying a Canon S2). Apparently it is a bad sensor and Canon will fix it for free if it's still under warranty (otherwise it will cost $119.00).

Posted on Jan 06, 2007

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Anonymous

I have the same problem. Just got off the phone with Canon and have to send the camera to them. Repair takes ~2wks. Call them @1-800-828-4040 and follow the menus.

Posted on Jan 04, 2007

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