Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera ?
SD300 LCD Display Shows Same Image
\015 Turn Canon Powershot SD 300 on, takes pictures, flashes, download\015\012images. All behaves normally. Downloaded images to the computer and they look good. \015\012Problem is with the LCD Display. It constantly displays the same image no matter what\015\012mode it is in. Take a picture, that image is there, not the image you took the picture of. The displayed image is nothing of anything that I took. Some abstract white,\015\012purple and black image in the LCD display.\015
Sounds like it needs service. Call Canon tech support.
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