Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

When camera is switch on the menu shows but no picture/image

\015 I've had my Canon digital ixusi for about 6 years. Just recently the picture started to cut out, with the screen going blank, no image being shown on 'live' or on the 'view/playback' setting, (the menu details are still displayed when menu/set is pressed). Now the problem has got worse, with there being no picture at all when the camera is switched on. The battery is fine/new/charged, the zoom, flash etc all work and the camera seems to think it's taking a photo, but there is just nothing showing on the screen. I would be grateful for any help. Hopefully the above makes some sense, camera terminology is not my strong point. Thank you. Mark\015

Answers :

Your camera seems to have ccd chip problem. Image chips goes bad sometimes and when you play recorded image it is ok but when you want to turn on the camera to take picutures, you'll see scrambled image or no image at all. The remedy for this symptom requires a replacement of ccd chip. The average repair for ccd problem is $100-$130 in the repair market. -James
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