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LCD screen doen't display the view

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my Cannon powershot A80 LCD display screen shows blank. Tried new batteries and other settings, nothing works.

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So camera doesn't give live view to take picture? and you can view old / stored  pictures OK, is it?
If yes, then it is problem of CCD imager in Canon A80 and this part needs to be replaced.
Canon will repair your A80 free of cost as per announced scheme of CCD imager support.
Click Canon CCD Advisory to know how to get free repair facility.

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Thanks for the reply. The actual problem is:
1. Camera doesn't give live while taking pictures or recording.
2. While taking pictures or recording, it clicks the pcitures, but not stored on memory card.
3. Review of pictures- no pictures displayed.
4. Old/stored pictures are not displayed and downloaded.
I hope I am clear my with problem this time.
Please help.
thanks
Sandy

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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