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Zr65 question the camera starts up, and I press the record button, but the flip-out screen stays blacked out as does the eyepiece. It just records blackness. what is the problem? It started right out of the blue. Please help

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Go to canon website there is a recall for zr65 camcorders, they will fix it for free

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