Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

Weird screen on video camera


\015 When i turn my video camera on, sometimes the screen will go black and white striped and it sometimes go all black. Then sometimes the screen will be normal. Do you know what this might be, and if you do, is it easy to fix?\015

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This 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:
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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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