Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I can't get a picture on either the viewfinder or LCD screen on my Canon 700i digital video camera. What am I doing wrong?

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Could be defective. Black display can be caused by a bad digitizer in the lens, or the lens shutter could be stuck closed. Either one will require lens service or replacement.
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