Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera ?

View finder flickers and does not display the image. End result after taking shot is the same.

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This is a common problem with this camera.

It has been confirmed that the connecting parts of the internal \015\012wiring of the CCD used in affected products may become disconnected, \015\012especially if the affected products are stored or used in \015\012high-temperature and high-humidity environments. If this occurs, the \015\012signal is not output from the CCD normally in Shooting Mode, which may \015\012cause a distorted image or the absence of an image. This malfunction can\015\012 be confirmed on the LCD monitor screen during shooting. The same \015\012malfunction also appears on the recorded image.

This camera is not covered under CCD advisory, however there are people who got it fixed without any charge. You need to call and complain. It would be worth a complain, as this is common problem even with Sony, however they never hesitate to replace or repair it at no cost.

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