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

Powershot s500: viewing screen is black. It won't take pictures.

\015 I can't use the viewfinder. Nothing appears. The flash will flash but there's nothing but a black screen on the image when I check the card. I've charged the battery. Card doesn't have a protection switch. Any idea?\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 two links for more info:
\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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