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Cannon powershot a70 we cannot get an image on the screen



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Cannon powershot a70 we cannot get an image on the screen


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Help am on vacation cannot get cannon A700 powershot to take a picture. I can see the image but when i push the shutter button nothing happens....what setting do I need to fix this? [email protected]


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Troubleshooting problems I have a canon powershot s60. I tried to take a picture earlier and the screen is completely white. The camera turns on, the battery is fully charged and there is nothing wrong with the digital card. THe camera wasn't dropped nor did it get wet. I keep trying to turn it off and on, but all I get is a white screen. No images. But there are 900 images on the camera card and i just used it this morning. Please help. Thanks, Shannon


Take a picture with the camera and download it. If the pictures also shows up white then this probably is 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 w ... Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera

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Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

Canon powershot A85=i cannot get the icons off the viewing screen-on left side going down i have the drive mode icon, evaluating metering icon, 1/2moonL con=fine compression Large, on top of screen going across i have auto flash fire icon, red eye reduction icon, auto rotate icon--how can i get ALL OF THESE OFF and just have NO ICONS on screen??please help...thanks...i tried default, and it will NOT take all the icons off....


If you have a view button, press that a few times. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

My canon powershot a95 display screen does not show an image when I am trying to take a picture. The image that is displayed is black with white lines and varies in the amount of black and white. No matter what setting I turn to, I can not get the image to appear. It had been working fine till a couple of days ago. It has not been dropped. I get the same result when trying to view a picture of a card. Is there any way to reset the camera?


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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Cannon powershot A70


This definitely sounds like 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 the following two links for more info: \015\ ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

When I turn my 550 PowerShot on, I get a blank screen (black for the most part with white camera symbology around the screen, such as the flash symbol, etc). The screen works, as I can click a picture and see the photo momentarily. I can also view my saved pics. When I select the film mode, the screen looks normal.......meaning it displays a color image of what is in the lens. Have I inadvertently selected a mode which is causing this phenomenon?


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I have a Canon Powershot 5S IS. The image on the LCD screen is not rotating when I rotate the screen, and when I snap the screen into place with the LCD side out it goes from displaying on the LCD to displaying on the viewfinder. It was working properly before, but I can't figure out how to get it back to those settings.


On camera menu, turn on Reverse Disp. ... Digital Cameras

Lcd screen the screen illuminates,but it doesn't display anything. I have a canon powershot SD110 digital elph.  When I turn the camera on the lcd lens illuminates but does not display images.  I cannot take new pictures but can view previous one.  Menu options occurs on the screen and can be changed.  I have misplaced my information booklet and do not know what to do to troubleshoot this problem and if it can be fixed.


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Blank Screen My Canon PowerShot A75, is not showing images on display screen, neither it is recording pictures. The pictures are Blank when shot and downloaded. However .Now if I switch it on nothing is visible on display screen. I have bought this camera from India and now I am studying in france, it is such an issue to even find a Canon Shop in France...i hav been trying on net for days...please help me with procedure to get it repaired as I heard Canon is doing it FOC. Regards


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I dropped my Powershot A 530, and since then i am not able to see any image on the screen, and when i shoot it regardless i get blank images on the memory card. The previous images that i had taken are still on the card and show up when i switch to memory/picture mode. Any ideas what might be the problem?


Either a "cracked" logic-board, or loose wires from the video-screen, so that nothing (except "darkness") is being sent from the photo-sensors to the logic-board.\012\012Copy all the pictures from the card onto your PC, and then buy a new ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

I'm no longer able to download images from my IXUS 75 camera to the computer. While trying I'm getting the message "cannot detect camera. Check the connection and try again." I have tried uninstalling the Cannon software and installed an updated version as suggested by Cannon, but without success. Everything worked find up until this summer. My computer is applying Windows Vista.


Even without the software, you can still download your image files from the camera to the computer. While the camera is plugged into the computer thru the usb cable, turn on your camera from there. Right click on the Windows Start button and choose ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

Hi I have a Canon PowerShot A460 and normally do notn have any problems at all. For the last few hours I cannot take any photos outside - all I get is a white screen. I can however take photos inside with the Flash. I realise that I have possibly changed some settings by mistake and have tried to set the camera to works settings but nothing has changed - I still cannot take photos. Can someone help me please??


Go into the menu and find "reset"...this will restore the original factory default settings and may solve your problem. ... Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

Lens stuck My camera won't register to open the lens. I don't know how it was before, but the screen is completely black and it won't take pictures. If I open the lens manually, the screen shows the image, but obviously I cannot take a picture with my thumb across half the lens. Is this fixable, or should I get a new camera?


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I have a Cannon A70 and the led screen is very hazy and blurry when I open the lens, now I get a black screen.


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I just bought a Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. When I try to download the pictures to my IMAC or PC it takes hours to complete. Even then there are images that don't show up. I have 195 photos and videos. The camera has 12.2 megapixels. I haven't been able to view any videos and I get a screen with a long list of all the jpeg images that wouldn't load.


Sounds like your computer is runing out of disk space. Videos take a lot of disk space. try cleaning up your hard drive and dl again. ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera

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


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. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Horizontal Lines I found in my Canon PowerShot S 500, in the screen, the image appearing having horizontal lines in it, in the replay after imaging and replay mode, and after it is on the computer, the lines appear in the picture clearly pixelating the picture horizontaly, while in video mode, no lines appear at all while videoing and viewing the video. in the viewing mode normally before taking the picture, i found that there is very light lines cannot be seen easily, but became clear when i tr


Even am facing the same problem is it due to the problem mentioned in this site?\015\012\015\012http://www.canon-asia.com/index.jsp?fuseaction=image-phenomena_notice ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

Canon S2IS Either screen is dark when I power up the camera. I can see previous images but I cannot record anything. Sometimes I can reboot the camera and it will work for a shot or two, but currently even that does not work. I have changed batteries with no good results. They power up everything but do not affect the recording of pics. Jeff Canon S1IS have problem with dark screen... I have a brand new Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera. I put in brand new batteries. On after shooting n


Your camera has the know issue of Stuck shutter, whichhappens after some time (weeks or months) thata camera is notused.\015\012\015\012Unfortunately the repair of it requires a complete disassembly of the camera, including the lens, fix ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

There are (apparently) some strange "pictures" taking up enormous space on my panasonic DMC-FZ20GN. Oddly, they don't appear as images on the camera, but black screens. When I try to delete them, I get the message "some pictures cannot be deleted". I have tried a reset of the camera, but with no success. How can I get rid of them? Peter Townsend. Sydney.


I think you have these locked on your camera. And usually when you see black it is a video.  Check out the info on the file when linked to your mac.  If it,s a video format you might need to view and delete in a video player program. ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
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