Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Black lcd screen when switch on - Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera


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Solution #1 is correct, and it worked for me. Only a couple slight variations for the solution.
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\015\012The solution is:
1. Move the camera to TV mode(the wheel with AUTO,M,TV,...)
2. Set the exposure time to 15 seconds(15")
3. Take a picture. You should hear the shutter snap, but it can take anywhere from 5 to 30 seconds for the camera to reset back to the initial display screen.
\015\0124. Once it is back on the main display, open the battery compartment and remove/replace batteries (also, be sure to have full strength AAs in the device, as battery power may be involved with this issue).
\015\0125. Close battery compartment and repeat entire process.
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\015\012I had to do this process about 10 times for it to work. Good luck everyone!
Comment posted on Dec 13, 2008\015\012The problem is the iris is stuck. I don't know what cause this, it could be dust or wet air or both.

The solution is:
1. Move the camera to TV mode(the wheel with AUTO,M,TV,...)
2. Set the exposure time to 15 seconds(15")
3. Take a picture.
4. After 7 seconds remove the batteries and put them back on.
5. Repeat the procedure until it works.

Note: You could also just quickly remove the lid of the baterries and put it back on.Also repeat the above several times until it works.
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