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

IXUS 500 LCD screen has gone black.

\015 Hi I have a IXUS 500 (old-ish) camera, the LCD screen is black and does not show any images.I can go through the menu system and it boots up through the canon start up screen. But I can't see any images (or play through past pictures).Any help appreciated.Thanks.Matt\015

Answers :

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, contact Canon support for your country to see if they'll still honor the advisory (some still will, especially if you stress you knowledge that this is a known defect of the camera). They may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please see this link for more info.\012
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\012Affected cameras with this problem include:\012A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \012
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