Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera ?

I turn on the A300 and it seems to power up normally, but now my LED Display is Black. All Icons are present though. New AA Batteries, Flash Card is new.


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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.
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