Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

When I turn the camcorder on there is no view and the lens cap is off Hi I phoned Canon this morning and they informed me that it needed to be fixed by a technician He said that unfortunately it was a common fault that occured with this model MV630i and providing the fault was what he thought it would be, the camcorder with be fixed with no charge There was no quick fix solution A lesson for all is to check your camcorder regularly and not wait until it is required for a special ocassion.


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When I turn the camcorder on there is no view and the lens cap is off Hi I phoned Canon this morning and they informed me that it needed to be fixed by a technician He said that unfortunately it was a common fault that occured with this model MV630i and providing the fault was what he thought it would be, the camcorder with be fixed with no charge There was no quick fix solution A lesson for all is to check your camcorder regularly and not wait until it is required for a special ocassion.


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