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When in camera mode screen black - no picture

I have a cannon powershot A75, working one day, the next the screen is black. Playback works just fine - batteries are fine - what's up with this? Camera only 2 yrs old & not used that often!

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  • tnm317 Feb 07, 2009

    Camera worked fine last week. Today turned it on to take pics no image in lcd when in camera mode. In playback mode all images still appear just fine.

    have not been able to download pics from camera to computer for more than a year, but instead bought a card reader to perform those functions, now this..........


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Called Canon customer service. They supplied UPS shipping label via email and very short questionnaire to fill out and send with camera. Sent camera on 2/10, rec'd at Canon on 2/13 and today 2/19 my camera is back via FedEx.

LCD was repaired and USB device not recognized error is gone when I hook camera up to PC. Just like new. And all for FREE. This was awesome. Canon gets big UPs and kudos for this one!!

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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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