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Black lcd screen on Ixus 70 shows icons but will not take picture

\015 My digital ixus 70 stopped working for no apparent reason. The LCD is black and but all the menus, icons etc are available. When I shoot in auto it gives me a black screen and shows a black picture on playback or connected to the computer.\015\012Resetting all to default has not solved the problem. All the pictures shot before the failure ar available.\015\012Any help?\015

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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