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Canon elph 880 can display pic's but can't take a pic,,,,screen remains black and new pics are black


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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, sometimes with lines, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). \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 this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.\012
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Canon elph 880 can display pic's but can't take a pic,,,,screen remains black and new pics are black


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 ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS / Digital IXUS 870 IS Digital Camera

After every picture I take the screen goes black for a couple of minutes so I cant take more than one photo at a time. I have to power the camera off and turn it back on to take a second pic. The battery is fully charged and the camera is fairly new and lightly used. Any idea how to correct the problem?


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