Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?
I am not getting an image either through the viewfinder or on the LCD monitor. The display is clear and bright and the batteries appear to be fine.
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). \012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.\012
I have the same problem with my Power Shot S2 IS, but believe the problem stems from something not making the correct electrical contact. When I turn the camera on it sometimes displays no image, but I discovered that if I turn the camera off, then open and close the SD card door, when I turn the camera on again it works. Somehow the contact is not being made at certain times. My wife also has a Canon Powershot A560 and lately she has experienced similar problems when the camera erroneously shows "low battery" indications. When this happens, I open the battery/Card door, push down on the batteries several times, close it up and then the camer works fine again. This is a real pain and I will never be buying another Canon camera. My Nikons have never malfunctioned like this.
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