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Dark fuzzy/flickering screen - Cannon PowerShot A75

When my Cannon PowerShot A75 is turned on, a dark/flickering screen appears. One cannot view the subject through the LCD monitor. If the viewfinder is used and a picture is snapped, only the dark/flickering screen is photographed. If this fixable or do I need to buy a new camera?

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  • rayandlynn Jan 26, 2009

    When I first turn on my camera it doesn't seen to focus in and first few pictures are only vertical lines.

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    Sam Ting...dark screen, with flickering, no photos other than of that "black screen of death"!

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    MY CAMERA HAVE THE PICTURE OF DEATH ALSO. ITS ALSO MY CONCLUSION THAT ITS THE CCD IMAGER. PLEASE GIVE ME AN ADDRESS OF WHERE I MIGHT SEND MY CAMERA FOR THIS REPAIR. MY NAME IS CURTIS AND I LEAVE IN HOLLY SPRINGS MS. THANKS FOR YOUR CONCERN. MY E-MAIL ADDRESS CPPONDEROSA@AOL.COM

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    MY PROBLEM IS THE SAME DARK FLICKING SCREEN AND CANT SEE THROUGH THE LCD SCREEN

  • Ed60062 Jan 31, 2009

    I had this problem and Canon repaired it free of charge, including shipping both ways. They were very nice about it, and prompt.

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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:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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

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