Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD10 / IXUS I Digital Camera ?

Image blacked out on LCD and can not see image in view finder

\015 Lcd screen went black. Everything else seems to work and I can take picture. Just can't see what I am taking.\015

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Try this, it may or may not work. Insert the Video cable plug in and out of its slot a few times. The cable when inserted turns the screen off. But sometimes corrosion can build up on the internal plug switch, also causing the screen to turn off. Inserting and removing the cable a few times can sometimes knowck off this corrosion.
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Image blacked out on LCD and can not see image in view finder


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You can go to Henry's here is their web address. enter and it will give you their location and hours of operation. http://www.henrys.ca/I would expect though that you have pressed the "DISP" button if you press it again the screen may com ... Digital Cameras

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