Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SD1000 / IXUS 70 / IXY 10
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Watch out - warranty not worth the paper its written on
Y. Bendavid, Amazon
8 May 2008
Summary: Camera was three months old when I turned it on one day and the screen no longer worked - it was mostly white with a few thin colorful lines. Sent it to Canon and they responded that the repair cost was $90 (for a $160 camera) because the there was "pressure impact" to the LCD.
Summary: Before considering this camera do a google search on: Canon sd1000 lens error 19,500 results Here's my story: After 3 months I got the dreaded Cannon SD1000 lens error. We took pictures of a beach and unfortunately left the picture card in the camera when sending it under warranty.
Summary: Everything on this camera works well, for an ultra-low cost digital, however, the most important feature of any camera is its lens' ability to produce a sharp image; I have not been able to get a crisp image with this camera.
Summary: Approximately 30 days after purchasing my SD 1000 from Amazon the sensor went dead. Amazon took the return and sent me a new one. Forty five days later the camera started hesitating in opening when the power was turned on. A few days later, the camera simply would not operate.
Summary: Yes, it is small and handy to carry around, easy to use if you just want point and shoot but, my camera has broken for the second time in the 2 1/2 months I have owned it. The power button has failed for the second time since purchasing the camera in June 2007.
Summary: DO NOT buy Canon products unless the terms offer a full refund. "My" SD 1000 arrived malfunctioning. I could have returned it for another one, but I've played that hand already. After another sample of a bad batch I end up changing manufacturers while losing weeks of my life.
Summary: I have been struggling to find a good camera recently. I have been unsuccessful finding one that works used (I tried ordering two, and both arrived broken), so I next tried a new camera. I thought that the Canon name would mean quality, so I tried the SD1000.
Summary: I, along with lots of others it seems, was initially impressed with this camera. However, the first one I bought died suddenly and when I sent it to Canon ( under warranty ) they said they would not fix it because of water damage.
Summary: I have now had two IXUS 70 cameras and they both died with a "Lens Error, please restart camera" error. My first Canon IXUS 70 was dropped (about 1m onto carpet) shortly before the error was seen, so I put the problem down to that.
Summary: I received this camera as a birthday present. After approximately 13 months - the camera stopped working and displayed the famous "Lens error, restart camera". This camera is great, but does not last long.