Question about Canon ZR65E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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No picture In the recording (Camera) mode I cannot see anything on the display or through the view finder. It will play back earlier recordings fine. Thanks for help.

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  • hartsock Aug 05, 2008

    In the recording (Camera) mode I cannot see anything on the display or through the view finder. It will play back earlier recordings fine.

  • katy616 Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same issue. The battery is fully charged yet I can't see anything. The camera has not been exposed to any extreme temperatures or light. We haven't used it in a while but that shouldn't be an issue.

  • mnr6505 Mar 29, 2009

    Hello, I just this camera and when i tried to record something, The display view finder wont show any thing. it's blank screen? when i played what was recorded, only can hear audio come out, but no image? Please Help?

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Go to the manufacturer's website, for Canon it is <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportIndexAct">http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportIndexAct</a>
Select your device, and click the button for camcorder product advisories. There has been a known problem with the CCD chip in certain models, if that is the problem Canon will repair the problem free of charge, even without being under warranty. Free shipping as well.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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He CCD (charge coupling device) went kaput like all those others who are complaining about no picture in the view finder. My technician told me that this happens when 1) on exposure to hot climate 2) if we focus too far, like into the sky or by mistake at the sun or some bright flourescent light. This fact is not mentioned in the accompanying instruction manual, atleast i did not find it. I hope all current users take these precautions, it is too late for me, I am not spending any more money on this digital camcorder. I sincerely request Canon to withdraw this product. i found this info hope it is helpful

Posted on Jul 09, 2007

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The motor circuit on most handycams has it's own fuse since it draws more power then the rest of the camera combined.
The fuse will only be a tiny white blip on the circuit board about 1-2mm in size.
Safest option would be to have a technician take a look at it since they can be stubborn to even get apart, let alone track down mico fuses.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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