Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

I don't have any image on either thr viewer or the screen when I open the camera to take pictures. I can view the prévious images I already took before and wich are registred on the memory card.


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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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