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Sound is ok, but do not record images.

Blue vertical lines appear on the screen when I turn it on to camera to record. When I press record I can't see nothing on the screen but vertical lines, and can't record images, but the sound do records. Thanks

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I have had the same problem since I purchased mine 4 years ago and it has been repaired 3x and is in the shop for a 4th. I had the extended warranty and Futureshop refuses to acknowledge that it is a Lemon and should be replaced as they don't consider resoldering wires as a "repair". My unit has been in the service center a total of 12 weeks over the 4 years. The service center recommends Sony Camcorders and the Claim center said they get few Sony camcorders so I would say the Canon problem is an issue that is common. Sorry to say. Mike

Posted on Mar 22, 2007


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