Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

Lcd shows black in picture taking mode

\015 When I turn on the camera, the canon logo comes up in full color and then the screen turns to black but with the functions still available.I am able to view previously taken photos, however when i try to take a\015\012new photo the flash goes off but the image that is saved is black and appears on the screen, and when the\015\012photo is brought up, it displays a black image.The camera has worked fine since I purchased it. For a few months at certain times I would lose the focus of the picture but when I turned it on and off it would be OK. Now all of a sudden it doesn't reset and I get the black image.Thanks for any assistance you may be available to offer.\015

Answers :

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 the following two links for more info:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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