Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?

Ixus 500. LCD works but doesn't display images

\015 Ixus 500. LCD works as all menus display fine, but nothing else displays when shooting.\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 link for more info:
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Ixus 500. LCD works but doesn't display images


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