Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?
IXUS 500 Screen Not Displaying Picture
\015 Hi. My IXUS 500 has stopped displaying what I am viewing. I still see the small icons on the screen and the Canon logo when I turn it on but nothing else. I tried taking pictures but all the photos are black. Is there something I can do to fix it? Is it worth repairing? In my estimation I have taken nearly 15,000 photos with it. Thanks, Altaf\015
Did you see the posting regarding the image sensor? I am exibiting the problems which sounds like it could be what you are seeing. I went ahead and send an email to canon. we will see what happens. I suggest you do the same.
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