Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera ?

When turning to picture mode nothing appears on the screen and unable to take pictures

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\012
\012Applicable cameras 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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When turning to picture mode nothing appears on the screen and unable to take pictures

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

Blank screen all the icons are present on the screen, but the rest is black and blank. tried taking shots but nothing appears on the screen. what is the problem. got this camera may 2008. i was taking pictures, and trying to do some color accent and all of a sudden, screen turned black even in auto mode and video cam mode.

Try this...if you can still get into the setup menu, scroll to "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. If not, remove the memory card and battery...press all the buttons...leave the camera alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the ba ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

When I turn the camera on, the screen displays the last picture taken. I can take a picture but there is nothing shown in the viewing screen before I take the picture, so I don't really know what it is I am taking a picture of. The menu screens come up when pressed but nothing else appears to help. I have a PowerShot A720 IS.Thanks for your help. Sincerely, Barton G. Stone [email protected]

Hi,This\015\012 is a common problem on this set. This is either due to faulty CCD \015\012sensor or faulty LCD screen. Look at the previous recorded images or \015\012videos. If you see the same white lines in previous saved images ... Canon Digital Cameras

We have a Casio EX-Z150. It was working fine, while taking pictures it suddenly froze with the last picture on the screen. It would not change pictures, modes, on/off , nothing. We took the batteries out and put back, it allowed us to turn on but no other functions. The battery appears to be fully charged. Any ideas?

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Purple Pictures When in the camera mode my mvc-fd73 appears all purple, the pictures also turn out this way. I was outside taking pictures and noticed the screen color go nutz a couple of times. Came inside to take a few pictures and found the camera in this purple almost a solorized effect. The Screen looks fine in the play mode. I've tried a freshly charged battery and a fresh disk, but it made no difference.

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Canon SD 550-- sensor problem? Bought 3/2006 and have had no problems. Suddenly, LED screen went black--shows nothing and cannot take a picture altho will flash and record black picture. Shooting options do appear on screen when in picture-taking mode. Can see pictures that were taken previously, however, while showing them on TV screen, camera shuts off. Is this an expensive repair. Thanks.

The shutter of the camera is not opening that is why every picture taken is recorded black. It is a mechanical problem and probably has nothing to do with the sensor. Not very expensive ... Canon Digital Cameras

When I turn on my camera to take a picture the display screen is completely black. If I try and take a picture nothing comes out. The whole picture is completely black. The camera is still functioning as if it is taking the picture. The flash continues to work, but unfortunately no picture comes out. But when I switch to the display mode to view my pictures, I can see the old pictures from my memory card. But I just can not take any new pictures. What should I do? What do you think the problem i

Hi there,You can refer to this page as this is helpful for most of the issues related to Digital Camera.Fix th ... Canon Digital Cameras

My olympus E500 camera goes automatic on the usb connected mode !. Last evening i take pictures and at some time i cant make pictures , the screen of the usb modus comes up (no usb cable connected !) when i selected one and pres ''ok '' >nothing. turn of the camera a several times > it didnt help. this morning i start up the camera again , i take one picture and the usb screen comes up again . Whats wrong here ?

Dons't really know but did you try a reset? ... Olympus Digital Cameras

Camera will turn on but there is nothing appears on the screen. Will take a picture (flash like a picture has been taken) but nothing shows up. A statement then comes up saying please turn off camera and then on again. Nothing happen when this is done

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When I turn the camera on, the canon logo appears on the display and the red light in back above the menu button keeps blinking, but nothing happens. When I turn it on in the "taking pictures" mode or "view pictures" mode, it just hangs and acts like it has trouble reading the CF card. I've tried multiple cards and had the same problem, so I think it's the camera and not the cards. Any ideas?

Canon logo is starting of camara indications just as company manuals ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

Okay so i've had this camera for quite a long time. i've dropped it before and nothing happens. but recently i dropped it in a parking lot from maybe a foot distance?.. well not far and i could turn the camer back on! i eventually got it to turn back on again but when i get to the picture taking mode the screen is just black and wont take pictures. any possible help please???

Go to the camera store, find a nice replacement, and use the included wrist or neck strap whenever handling your new jewel. Also get a nice dust proof bag, case, thing, to keep it from the elements in. ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

I changed the batteries in my Power Shot A720 IS recently when the low battery warning flashed, and had taken only two photos when the warning flashed again. I moved the mode switch to playback and the screen went dark "Change batteries now" appeared. I turned off the camera, set the mode switch to shooting, turned the camera back on and was able to take two more photos before the low battery warning returned and prevented any more picture taking. I purchased and installed new batteries and f

Hi, 1st you must use alkline bat or minimum 800 mhp bat....and if problem is not solved then cheak the bat cap and connection clean with aomthing,,,,If any thing else contact [email protected] ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera

When go to take a picture nothing on lcd screen and if i do take a picture nothing appears in playback mode but i can view previous pics before problem occured

Push disc. button on back cover and try ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

I have a brand new G12 and have used it for the past 10 days. I loved it until it would no longer take pictures. This is the problem: I turn on the camera and the display screen is black. I take a picture and nothing appears. However, I have no problem viewing previous pictures taken before this issue. Can you please help....I really want to love the camera, but I should not be frustrated after 10 days. THANKS

That's usually the CCD Sensor. If you can take it back to the store since you just bought it, do that and exchange the camera. If they won't help you, get the original receipt and the warranty information and get it to Canon, it should be covered ... Canon G12 Digital Camera

Lumix tz3 Please turn camera off and then on again" as soon as camera is switched on. I Can view any menu, or read SD card, but cannot take any pictures. If I turn on in a picture taking mode it starts to focus and then the message appears, when I turn it off the lens does not close. If I turn on in playback mode, it works fine, if I turn it off from playback mode, then the lens closes. Basically, any picture taking mode triggers the error message. Solution?

Low battery maybe? Try holding camera firmly in one hand, with camera on and in record mode, and strike in on its edge firmly on the heal of your other hand. This technique is often sucessful with temporary camer 'quirks' like freezing, lens not full ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

The same turn the power off and on again....this is what appeared after i download some pictures to my computer for the first time. When I do this the same words appear on the screen and I am unable to take any pictures

If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

Turn the power off and on again....this is what appeared after i download some pictures to my computer for the first time. When I do this the same words appear on the screen and I am unable to take any pictures

Put your finger blocking the zoom, turn it on for a few seconds, let it go and check... ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

I have a sony cybershot DSC-T70 when I try to use the flash it doesn't work. When I touch the screen 4 options are supposed to come up and nothing appears except for the one that says no flash. I was thinking maybe it was in auto mode but how do you take that off because I was recently in vegas and I couldn't get the darn thing to work and in most of the pictures you can barely see the people I was taking a picture of

The flash icon will also be disabled if the camera is in burst or continous shooting mode-if possible restore camera to factory defaults and start from there-check in home menu under shooting and see what the settings are ... Digital Cameras

I have a sony syber shot camera optical zoom 3x. sony DSC-T1. When I turn it on, the screen says ''Rec. folder is 101MSDCF'' The screen is black. I can take a picture but nothing appears. What can be my problem?

How about turn the nobe on the top. It is on the movie part. so it is recording movie. Change it to P or some other letter. You should be able to take picture now. good luck ... Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot

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Camera turns on, lens goes out, but it is black, see nothing through it or on lcd screen (yes, cover is off). There is no error messages, still takes pictures but just black. Can view previous pictures on SD card but when move over to camera mode it is just black, everything else seems to be working.

It coud be a very common IRIS/Shutter stuck problem...this has been reported on lot of S3 IS & S2 IS cameras... just search for this on web and you'll find a temporary solution also (related to taking battery out in the middle of taking picture d ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

My Sony DSC-T2 was dropped on tile floor and now whenever camera is turned on, a grinding sound begins and the camera starts shaking. I am unable to take clear pictures because of the camera shaking and it's turned on but, only a dark screen appears.

Since, the Camera is shaking, it confirms an internal hardware damage.In this case, it's required to get the Camera serviced. ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera

I just got my camera for christmas. The review mode is working normally, but I cannot get it to take pictures. Last time I used the camera was a few weeks ago, and it worked fine. When I chance it to the camera mode and press on, olympus appears on the screen, it makes a few sounds, then turns off.

HelloOk the problem you are experiecing is a lens error. In practice we test a lens error by either looking at the error code displayed, or, putting the camera in review mode.If the camera works in review mode, where the lens ... Olympus Stylus 720 SW Digital Camera

When I turn on my PowerShot A75 - the Led screen is just gray. When I move it side to side it appears to have some kind of a lighted image, but nothing identifiable. If I try to take a picture, I get nothing.

Check this link. ... Canon Digital Cameras
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