Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX110 IS Digital Camera ?

Everything appears to be working on my camera however i cant see anything on the viewfinder its always black. I can look at pictures ,take pictures with flash, but they are black, please can you advise


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If your camera is an SX110 IS, 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). \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 this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.\015\012
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\015\012 However, if you made a typo, and your camera is really an SD110, the problem would then likely be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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