Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

The lcd monitor is black when I go to take a

\015 On my Cannon Powershot A70 = the lcd monitor is black when I go to take a picture. I tried taking a picture but it's coming out black (as if the shutter was closed)thanks\015

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, contact Canon support for your country to see if they'll still honor the advisory (some still will, especially if you stress you knowledge that this is a known defect of the camera). They may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please see this link for more info.\015\012
\015\012Affected cameras with this problem include:\015\012A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \015\012
It is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon A70 camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix the issue.
Local camera repair shop will help you to replace ccd imager chip because solder work is involve.
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