Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Powershot A70 black screen - camera turns on and makes the right noises but no image on screen. All menu functions etc seem fine.

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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Powershot A70 black screen - camera turns on and makes the right noises but no image on screen. All menu functions etc seem fine.

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Camera will power on lens works but the screen won't show any image but still shows menu options etc. but no pictures. I got an E18 once but the lens seems normal. The camera seems to function normally but won't record pictures.The cf card is in normally also.

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Canon Powershot A70: LCD screen went blank - I can still access all menu functions (timer, resolution etc), but the screen is completely black otherwise. If i take a picture using the manual view finder, all i get is a completely black photograph. Occasionally, i see a glitter or two on the screen which is black and white (kind of like an unsynced TV image), but then it disappears pretty quickly

I had a A70 that would still take pictures, but the screen did not show a picture. I did some research and found that this is somewhat a common problems with some of the Canon Powershots to include the A70 where the LCD screens expire. I believe th ... Digital Cameras

I turned on my cam to see the camera making everything look distorted on the screen and distorted when I actually take a picture. Every other function works fine (like the menu screens etc.) so it's not a screen problem so it might be a lens problem or something. Can somebody please tell me what's wrong? My camera is a Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 if it helps. http://yfrog.com/0idsc03740sej Here's a picture of my laptop taken with this camera :( Thanks in advance

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Canon Powershot SD750 powers up fine; lens extends fine. The LCD is black. I can see a faint image - enough to enter the menu and change settings. Increasing brightness has no effect. Seems like the screen has gone bad. Any suggestions??

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No picture the camera doesn't "see" anything - all other parts seem to work, I aim it, shoot, the flash goes off but no screen and no image is taken.  I can access the menu fine. figures this would happen on my vacation to Hawai'i (it worked fine just before I left - could the airport screeners have messed it up?)

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The camera powers on fine, although it has a black screen with no image. What type problem is this and is it fixable or not. When I go to look at the pictures I took while the display screen was blacked out the screen remains with no image. I just turned on my camera the other day and I can still acces my menu, I can see the camera details in the corner and even view old pictures but when I turn it on eveything else is black! I can't take any new pictures because of the black screan. Is this fi

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Screen is black when I want to take a picture, though the rest of the camera seems fine. No image appears on the disk. Before the screen went black images began to degrade so they looked wildly overexposed.

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Lcd drive problem due to shock/fall down.try to reset in menu. ... Canon Digital Cameras

No image. The menue (etc.)

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BROKEN LCD Today, I had my camera in my camera bag. Somehow, the screen got busted. I took out my camera to take a picture and the entire full screen view is cracked. The camera turned on and off just fine; it seems that only the screen was damaged. No images are shown when I attempt to look at the pictures I took and when I try to take a picture, I cannot see anything on the screen. Is the screen repairable or is it best to purchase a new digital camera?

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