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

I have the same problem as this person: - Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

\015 I have the same problem as this person: \015\012 I have a Canon Digital IXUS 500 with the same problem: when turned on previous pictures can be viewed menu and fuctions available , unable to take and view pictures black screen whats up? I do not recall having dropped it. Can you help? \015

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Hi!
There could be two causes - a dead CCD or a broken shutter cable inside the lens (so the camera is not able to open the shutter) - they both are common problems with the camera and are expensive to repair. I don't think it's worth it.

Sorry for the bad news!

Tom
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