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Canon Power Digital shot SD30, when you turn it on the screen is blac


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Have you hit the display button? That's the first thing to try before calling Canon for their free tech support.
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\015\012You may qualify for a deeply discounted upgrade if you are beyond the one year factory warranty.
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\015\012If you are within your one year warranty, it may be something that can be repaired under the terms of the warranty.
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\015\012Hope this helps!
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Canon Power Digital shot SD30, when you turn it on the screen is blac


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Lens I have a canon power shot a 510. When I turn the camera on the display as far as the start up screen is fine but the screen is black when you try and take a picture. The lcd screen is fine, if you put a memory card in you can view all the pictures on it. It will not take any new pictures.


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Black screen The screen is black when I turn the camera on, both on the flip out screen and if I use the view port...and yes, the lense cap is on. I have a Canon Power shot S21S and my view finder is black, but I can see the pictures I have already taken just fine when I switch the camera over to playback.


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Canon Power Shot S1IS 10x optical zoom 3.2 mega pixels: I turn the camera on and cannot view any subject images either through the viewfinder or LCD screen. The cap is off and the LCD screen and viewfinder are completely black. The display information works fine.


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Canon Power Shot S2 IS Digital camera does not turn on


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Canon Power Shot Pro1 will not turn on


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