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A85 won't take a picture or show image on the screen

Have let it set because it had white images showing when I took a picture...someone told me to go to the ISO setting. That took care of it for awile. Now we would like to use the camera and it will not show what I took as a picture right after shooting or in the review mode.

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

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Thank you so much. i thought i was going to have to invest in another camera. i contacted canon and it should be resolved in a few weeks at no cost to me. in today's world i'm pretty shocked. someone standing behind their product and valuing their customers?!

how wonderful!

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