Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Viewfinder does not show image, just a few horizontal lines. It looks the same through the rangefinder or the foldout screen. Have checked batteries and memory card. Menu selections do show on the sides of the view when selected.


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Those are the symptoms of an image sensor (CCD) failure. See this link regarding the service notice Canon has on this issue. They will repair your camera at no cost regardless of warranty status if they determine that this is the problem.
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