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The screen is blank when I want to take a picture on my canon A31


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Our camera when you turn it on has a blank screen and you cannot take pictures. You can review pictures and see the different menu modes, but the screen is otherwise black. We have had it repaired once for almost $200 by a Canon repair centre with the exact same problem about 18 months ago. They said it was a shutter issue?? It sounds like it could be a CCD issue? I have written Canon customer service over 2 months ago, suggesting a defect, to which I have received no reply.


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I have a Canon powershot SD850 IS. When I turn on the camera, the LCD screen remains blank. Display setting markings are still visible. If i take a picture, the picture is blank . i can see my old pictures with no problem.


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When I switch the camera on, the lenze extends as normal, but most times the screen stays blank, There is nothing wrong with the screen as I can switch to look at previouse photos, but when I want to take a picture the screen goes blank.


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I have the canon s5 is and my screen is black when I want to take pictures. Only when I view past pictures the screen works perfectly. can it be fixed?


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Much more likely that it's a stuck shutter, especially for your model camera. How many tries did you give the fix? Some people stated that it took at least 15 repeated tries before the shutter opened:\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera
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