Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera ?
I have a powershot S230 about 6 year old it has worked perfectly until today. I tried to take a photo but ther was no image in the camera screen and I was unable to take a photo. Is it worth repairing or should I look for a new camera.
Base from the description of your problem its clear that the issue here is with the LCD screen of the camera that is bad already and since this is already a 6 year old camera having it repair will worth the price of getting a new camera now, so I strongly suggest you just go get a new one.
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