Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

When I turn on the A75, the screen goes black, but the screen will display old pictures. I have replaced the batteries and the memory card.


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\012
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