Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

Black screen on canon sd1100 is

\015 I have the same problem. The screen is blank in certain modes but not all. While the screen is black, i can still see the icons. It just does not show what i am looking at on the screen.\015

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Actually, the problem was that the DISP button was pressed causing the screen to turn black to save battery life. Easy fix. Just pressed the DISP button again until the display showed what i was looking at through the view finder.
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We have a Canon SD1100 IS. We wanted to take a photo, but the screen is black. We took a photo anyway and tried to view it and it does not come on the screen, and the screen is still black. We tried the DISP button and that does not work in this case. Everything else seems to be ok. We can see the other photos we have taken. Do you have any idea what is wrong with the camera or where we can take it to have it looked at or fixed? Brian Anderson


Hello BrianThe solution below is something you can try. I know it might sound off topic, but, this sounds to me like the tell-tale signs of a lens error.The pro ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

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We have a Canon SD1100 IS and we have a black screen. If we take a photo we can not see the photo we have taken, but we can see previous photos. We tried the Disp button and it does not fix the problem. Please help us figure this out. The book information has not solved the problem. Brian Anderson


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