Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?
My wife has a Canon G9 and the screen has gone black. Can you help me?
Likely a ccd, main board or the shutter blade got stuck. Hard to determine for sure what it is but you'll need to get it serviced either way. The place that is amazing for service on the Powershots is: camerasandparts.com All they service are powershots and they're amazing to say the least. You have what is called a no image problem and they have a service and repair package which covers the repair with parts and labor, all the service for the camera and even the shipping going back. That package is $89 total, pretty tough to beat. Their work is superb for the powershots, they know these better than anybody. Best of luck with it, that would be the place for help with that one, good luck
Since you have a Canon, I would go with www.camerasandparts.com They tend to be the best for the Canons.
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My wife has a Canon G9 and the screen has gone black. Can you help me?
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