Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera ?
Very dark screen and poor white balance
\015 I have had my IXUS 400 for a number of years and it has been great, but now the display has gone very dark and photos I take have poor white balance. If the flash is used i get a spot which is completely washed out, Colors are of too, being very blue toned. I have tried to adjust with manual whit balance but no luck. The menus though appear normal in the display so I am guessing it must be the ccd. This camera has been lugged around alot, but not dropped. I read the purple streaks issue but this appears to be a little different. This may just be end of life issue.rgdsSimon\015
The digital sensitive lens has worn out... that part needs replacement... If you know where to buy or a repair center can solve it, if they have that part....
Good luck.. happy Fixya
Good luck.. happy Fixya
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Very dark screen and poor white balance
The digital sensitive lens has worn out... that part needs replacement... If you know where to buy or a repair center can solve it, if they have that part.... Good luck.. happy Fixya ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
@when i am capturing using my canon camera during daytime, all i can see from the screen is white light.. but when it is dark, the quality of the picture is okay.. what is the problem of my camera? is it about settings or white balance? please reply..
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White Screen Upon startup lens emerges but when screen appears it is white whereas it normally displays whatever the lens sees. When the shutter button is pressed the camera will focus and take a white picture which can be deleted. The camera does not flash although flash is set to automatic and photo taken in a dark room. Camera flashes (weakly) with flash set to manual on. Lens is unobstructed and appears to be perfectly normal. Camera was not dropped. Batteries have been changed.
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