Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Cannon Powershot S1 IS Problem


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Hello, re: CANNON POWERSHOT A 85 camera is not even 2 yrs. old yet and it started to have streaking lines in the lcd monitor now it does not show any view at all. it is completely black when trying to take pics. put brand new cannon in and to no avail. this thing cost over $225! spoke to several people they had the same problem with the cannon powershot a 85. what is the remedy? i am sure you have had many complaints according to the internet.


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Cannon powershot s1 IS flash problem


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Cannon Powershot S1 IS Problem


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Black screen Hi, I have a Powershot S1iS (CANNON), and it worked just fine for about 2 years now. Last week - suddenly the screen went black, and I can not see anything. When I switch to see the pictures I've taken before, I am able to do that, and I do see them. When I try to take a picture - I'm able to, but the picture is black. Can it be a memory card problem (since it's a new one, and I didn't swap it, to verify that). Thanks - Shlomi [email protected]


Someone else posted that Canon fixed it for free. \015\012\015\012Here's a link to the Canon service site that explains their take on the problem. Yes they will fix it if it is indeed a CCD issue.\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

I have a Cannon PowerShot A75 and when I try to take pictures the screen is black and there are lines running across the screen. It will not take pictures. I have charged the batteries and I have put new batteries in and it did not solve the problem. Please tell me what I need to do to fix my camera. There is not a Canon dealer near me. Thanks, Brenda Chapman


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. Shipping is via UPS and FEDex This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two ... Canon Digital Cameras

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FROM WHAT I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO FIND OUT FROM THE CANON SITES AND REVIEWS MOST OF THESE FUNCTIONS ARE CONTROLLED IN THE PLAYBACK MODE MENU. THEY CLAIM THERE ARE MANY SETTINGS THERE THAT ONE CAN SET TO ACCESS PHOTO'S BY EVERY 10TH PHOTO,SO THAT WOULD ME ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

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I have a cannon powershot a85, and I clicked on the site you recommended and learned that it is listed for a free repair if your lcd screen goes black. My camera only recently did this, except i have dropped it before, years ago, but i did not have that problem then. Do you know if they'll still fix it for free, or do you think they'll attribute the blank screen to the slight dent on the camera?


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Canon has announced a problem with some of the CCDs used in its digital cameras and camcorders which causes images not to appear or appear distorted. This is due to a malfunction that means the wiring in the CCDs may come undone if exposed to high temperature or high humidity. The affected cameras are the PowerShot A60, PowerShot A70, PowerShot A75, PowerShot A300, PowerShot A310, Digital IXUS V3, Digital IXUS II, Digital IXUS IIs. Canon advises anyone experiencing these problems to contact them


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