Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera ?

Black pictures Exactly the same problem here but zooming the lens in and out hasn't helped, sadly. Neither has restoring factory settings. I have had an on-line quote for £79.95 from eurohightech.co.uk but am not sure if they are reputable. I've bought a new camera anyway but would love to have this one repaired togive to my daughter as it's such a good camera.


Answers :

A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
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\015\012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see the following for further info and a simple fix that may help:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/05/simple-fix-for-stuck-shutter.html
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