Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera ?

My camera screen no longer shows the image, only white blank screen.


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My camera screen no longer shows the image, only white blank screen.


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Broken screen I had the camera in my pocket and I bumped into a bench as I was walking by and the screen on the camera no longer works, it lights up, but only shows up white, It still takes a good picture, cause when I view my camera card, the pictures are there, Only I can't see anything on the screen when I take the picture, So I have to guess when I shoot a picture, Can I replace the screen myself? Where can I buy one? and is it fixable?


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When I turn on the camera the LCD screen no longer shows the settings. I can still take pictures and it shows the image on the LCD screen, and if I hit menu screen shows. Did I push something I wasn't supposed to?


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There are several recovery programs available. Some free, some not.\015\012Try this out. It will let you know whether the files are recoverable or not. Meanwhile do not try to write any more files to the card.\015\012\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

My canon powershot a95 display screen does not show an image when I am trying to take a picture. The image that is displayed is black with white lines and varies in the amount of black and white. No matter what setting I turn to, I can not get the image to appear. It had been working fine till a couple of days ago. It has not been dropped. I get the same result when trying to view a picture of a card. Is there any way to reset the camera?


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White images My camera will happily take video images, but every time I try to take a 'still' picture the whole screen simply shows an overexposed image, virtually white. Have tried all I can think so can anyone help please?


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Blank Screen My Canon PowerShot A75, is not showing images on display screen, neither it is recording pictures. The pictures are Blank when shot and downloaded. However .Now if I switch it on nothing is visible on display screen. I have bought this camera from India and now I am studying in france, it is such an issue to even find a Canon Shop in France...i hav been trying on net for days...please help me with procedure to get it repaired as I heard Canon is doing it FOC. Regards


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Only Red When I turn the camera on the screen shows only a blur and not of the image of what I am taking, but just a color blur or a white blur, depending on the lighting. when I take the picture I get what shows on the screen. When I turn off the display and take a picutre the picture comes out like what is on the screen. Please help


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Blank white screane. When i open the camera to take pictures the screen doesnot show any thing it just blank white . the zoom and other thing work


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Will sometimes take images that are blurred and a browny red colour! This is inconsistant, I can take a really nice pic then the next one is blurred. I know the pic is going to be a bad one because usually you press the button and the pic shows up on the screen, if it is going to be a poor one, the screen stays blank for at least 30 seconds before displaying the image. I would rather have this problem fixed than have to buy a new camera!


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Hey I have a problem with my fujifilm finepix jv100 camera. My mom was on vacation and the camera was working perfectly fine but then she said my aunt started using it and she pressed something and it made the camera look weird. When you take pictures its mostly completely white and you can't see anything on the image. Also before you take a picture or are recording it shows the screen like sort of purple-ish or pink-ish. If you know how to do a hard reset or if you know how to fix it, I would r


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Pentax a10 lcd not showing any display its shows blank white screen with some lines and not even showing any store images in it.


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Hi, the flash card card-eject lever spring is broken and wont eject the card. u have to manually push the card in place and pull the card out. the lever stays up until u shut the card slot door.once the card is in place the camera can read the card if images already exist. but...it will not record an image and shows up as blank on the screen after the shutter takes the image? is this the cause of the broken eject lever. thanks.


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Someone accidently held a magnet over my old Sony DSC-T1 it no longer has an ability to take pictures. Just a blank screen. The old photos are still on the memory card I tried replacing the memory card and that is not the problem. It was a small magnet for a board. The screen still works in terms of being able to review the old photos, but when the door is slid down and the camera turned on, there is no live image.


... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

I have this camera, and love it, but lately, when I turn on the camera, the view screen only shows white, with black abstract images...is there anything I can do to correct this?


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My Canon PowerShot A85 no longer shows scene on the LCD screen before shoot nor immediately afterward and records a blank on the memory card. Photos taken before this problem started can be viewed on the screen in review mode. Otherwise camera feels normal, i.e. turns on and off, zooms, sounds like it recorded a photo.


I called Canon customer service. Problem is likely due to a defective CCD image sensor. The camera is well beyond warantee, but they will fix it free including shipping both ways. No proof of purchase needed.I can't get the web site pasted i ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
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