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Canon Camera Black Screen

by danickzta / August 2, 2015 7:36 AM PDT

I have a PowerShot ELPH 110 HS. I've had it for about two years, and up until now it's worked absolutely fine. All of a sudden, when I turn the camera on, it boots up fine, you can take pictures and you can scroll through the different menus. But after about 10 seconds, the screen goes completely black and stays that way. It is still on, and you can still take pictures, but nothing shows up on the screen (it stays black no matter what buttons I press). I know this because when I plug the memory card into my computer, I can view any pictures that were taken. The only way I've found to fix this problem is to take the battery out and leave it for a few hours; however, when you put the battery back in and turn the camera back on, it only works for about 10 seconds and then the screen goes black again, just like before. The camera has not been damaged in any way (through collision or water damage), the battery is fully charged, and I have tried turning the camera on and off when the problem happens. Do you know how to fix this?

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Last hurrah.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 2, 2015 7:48 AM PDT
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Re:Canon Camera Black Screen
by Dubaiposter / August 23, 2015 2:29 AM PDT

Well, the problem might be with camera main board PCB or replace the LCD screen of the camera. All digital electronics like that at first they works fine but later they get malfunctioning. There are so many factors responsible for such issues like humidity, outside or inside temperature, high voltage or low voltage battery, battery short circuit or main board short circuit, corrupt or virus infected memory card etc.

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Post was last edited on August 23, 2015 2:46 AM PDT

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