Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Can anyone help please. i have an ixus 500 and it appears to have a stuck shutter. i cannot get anything on the screen when taking pictures however i can view other cf cards on it, so the screen is ok. is this a common problem with this camera and can it be fixed. thanks


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Hi, the IXUS 500 is not overly known for having shutter problems, although it is likely that the shutter drive mechanism is faulty.
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\015\012Should your camera still be under warranty then it would be advisable to return it to the retailer, subject to lack of damage, which will ensure a thorough fix and check of the complete camera.
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\015\012Should the camera be out of warranty then it is worth obtaining a free quote from a camera repair shop. This will provide you with a better understanding as to the viability of getting the camera repaired.
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\015\012If either option is a non-starter, then you may get a return on you initial purchase by advertising the camera as a 'spare or repair' on EBAY. This will at least provide a deposit towards a replacement item.
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