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

Canon PowerShot S230 sudden problem


\015 I am on vacation in England with my Canon PowerShot S230 only to find that it is not working for the first time in 4 years!\015\012\015\012I am able to see photos saved on the card but when i switch to camera mode - i get a black screen. If I take a photo while camera is in this state, it registers that a photo has been taken when I move back to "play" but it is a black screen - I'm pretty sure that no actual photo has been taken.\015\012\015\012In case this helps - just before I left home I offloaded all photos on camera ino computer using iphoto...it did seem a bit glitchy as I did that.\015\012\015\012Is there a way to "reboot" camera? without attacthing to computer?\015\012\015\012Any help will be greatly appreciated - the xchange rate for US dollars blows so I don't want to buy another camera over here if thsi can be fixed...thanks\015

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110
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