Question about Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
This is a known issue for Canon. Please send the camera to the Canon repair facility in New Jersey to have the CCD imager replaced. There is no cost to repair the camera due to the widespread nature of this problem. Good luck my friend! Joe Weibel (customelectronics.org)
Posted on Mar 12, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Your camera works just like a film camera SLR,. You use the eyepiece to frame and focus your picture. The LCD screen is for reviewing pictures taken or menu operations. You cannot preview a shot on screen before it is taken with the camera.
Posted on Jan 09, 2008
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:
Applicable 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
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
SOURCE: camera pics come out black
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 this link for more info.
Applicable 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 30/30a/200a/300a/D320/400/ 450/500
By coincidence, Canon just repaired and returned my niece's Powershot A60 just this week. They did a great job repairing, but also cleaned it. Not only does it operate as if new, but swear it also looks brand new now.
Posted on Oct 21, 2009
It is known problem of ccd imager failure in Canon A70 camera and ccd imager will be replaced to get live view in camera mode to take fresh pictures.
Canon offers free of cost ccd imager replacement for A70. Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.
Posted on Mar 04, 2010
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