Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

My canon Ixus 11 camera screen is blank and will not take pictures, all other functions work including views of previously taken pictures. Is this terminal?


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\015\012
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