Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera ?

When I power up the screen begins to flicker and I am unable to see anything.


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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 this link for more info.
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