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Viewer mode is not working

My A70 is still taking great pictures ( After I had the ccd replaced )  but now the viwere mode is not working at all . camera always stays in "camera mode" . Any thoughts ?

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  • bobo993 Jan 13, 2008

    I have the same problem. Any luck fixing it? Not worth taking to repair shop so I hope to fix it myself.

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After reading the description of the problem on the canon website I believe my problem is different from the one canon is talking about. My ccd works fine but it doesnt switch to view mode. Canon is saying the ccd is the problem.

Posted on Jan 29, 2008

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The CCD is on the fritz. Go to canon website, there is a bulletin and they will repair regardless of age

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