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

Re: Canon Powershot S230 Digital Elph IXUS v3 While trying to take a picture, LCD shows nothing but faint pink & gray areas of light. Shutter not opening all the way? What to do?


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This could be a stuck shutter, or a damaged LCD, or a bad backlight on the LCD display, or maybe a loose ribbon connector from the LCD display to the main board, it's hard to say.
\015\012I would run it by a camera repair shop, to see what they think, and how much they would charge to fix it.
\015\012You can try to spray some compressed air into the lens assembly to try to free any dirt or lint that's worked it's way into the assembly, and you can also try to gently bump the camera with the palm of a hand, to try and free up a jammed gear inside the lens assembly.
\015\012Other than that, the unit will have to be opened up and serviced.
\015\012Here's Canon's support site, and you might try to contact them:
\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/standard_display/support
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
This camera has a weak capacitor in the circuirty. It will be better to replace the camera for the cost of repairs outweighs the cost of a new camera
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