Question about Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot A75, is not showing images on display screen, neither it is recording pictures. The pictures are Blank when shot and downloaded. However I can see stored images on my display screen. Normally when I switch the camera 'on', it shows the 'view' on display screen.Now if I switch it on nothing is visible on display screen. I tried the solution mentioned here ( pressing the switch on the top of the card slot). It is still not working.
From the Canon Website: Issue: The LCD/Electronic Viewfinder will not display an image. Solution: Special information regarding a blank or distorted screen on certain digital camera models Details: [ Hide ] Important Notice About Your Canon Product: It has recently come to our attention that the vendor-supplied CCD image sensors used in this Canon digital camera may cause the following malfunction: When the product is used in recording or playback mode, the LCD screen and/or electronic viewfinder may exhibit either a distorted image or no image at all. While reports of this malfunction have been rare in the United States, we have determined that it may occur if the product is exposed to hot and humid environments. Effective immediately, and regardless of warranty status, Canon will repair, free of charge, products exhibiting the above-mentioned malfunction if the malfunction is caused by the CCD image sensor. Canon will also cover the cost of shipping and handling in connection with this repair. U.S. residents are kindly directed to contact the Canon Customer Support Center for further assistance at 1-800-828-4040. Support hours are Monday thru Friday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 midnight; and Saturday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (all times EST). Alternatively, if electronic support is preferred, please send your email to email@example.com This information is for residents of the United States of America and Puerto Rico only. If you do not reside in the USA or Puerto Rico, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this issue, and appreciate your understanding in this matter. Thank you for your support and patronage of Canon products.
Posted on Jul 14, 2007
I had already got the CCD changed for my camera free of cost. This was done 1 year back. The problem with LCD not able to display any image has popped up recently.
Also as the camera is able to take the picture rightly it is not the CCD problem but something else related to LCD display mechanism.
Not sure why it is not able display the images.
Anyways thanks for the above suggest solutions.
Posted on Mar 31, 2008
As mentioned Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. 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
Posted on Nov 15, 2007
Canon is aware of this issue and will repair free of charge (regardless of warranty status) this type of problem. Refer to Canon's website for more details.
Posted on May 22, 2007
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