Having problems with your Canon Digital SD900 / IXUS 900 Ti Digital Camera ?
Viewfinder seems out of track.
\015 When looking through viewfinder, I see part of a cylinder, that blocks half of view .,like Is it easy to open back of camera and fix viewfinder ? thanks.\015
The cylinder you are seeing is the lens. Your viewfinder probable needs to be replaced. There are several guide posts that are used to time the viewfinder with your zoom. This is a fairly complicated repair and probably a job for a camera repair tech.
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