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My Canon power shot S1 IS shows a black screen with a Square in the middle with a F.5 foolowed by and hand in parenthsis Cant take a picture what do i do?
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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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Hi,

Unfortunately what you have described indicates that there is a problem with the ccd (the light sensitive chip that produces the image)or the connection to it. The good thing is that your camera is on the list of Canon cameras for possible free repair. You can access the necessary information at the link below: click on or copy and paste the link into your browser

 

 

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=221&modelid=8288&keycode=2112&id=48264

 

http://www.imaging-resource.com/badccds.html

 

 

 

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