Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera ?

Screen is blank, flash works etc but no photo shows.


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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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