Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera ?

Blank screen when the camera is on, the screen is blank except for the stuff on the sides the lens is open all the way, just the screen is black. when you take a picture, the picture is all black


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This isnt a solution but wats the cost for sending it in for repairs? im desperate cuz the owner of teh camera is seriously disappointed that i dropped it....
Its the problem with your LCD screen. It happens to most of the Digital camera when they fall down from hands or other powerful shocks! Its all about LCD chip or LCD Screen get it repaired at nearest service station
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

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