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Canon ZR 85

We've been using this camera to capture video onto our desktops for broadcasting class. For some reason this camera will not turn on. I think the battery may have been dead for some time, but it used to work through the DC adapter. Now the camera won't turn on at all one way or the other. Is it possible it could be completely burned out?

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  • ledjep Aug 01, 2008

    attached fire wire into proper space in back of modum and into camare ---nothing

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We had the same problem with this camera. It is a malfunction of the CCD image sensor in certain canon models. You can call Canon Customer service at 1 800 828 4040 and they will repair the camera at no charge. Here is the link to their service notice:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=818&id=29819&keycode=2112&modelid=9739

Hope this helps :)

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YES THE MAIN BOARD HAS FRIED. VERY EXPENSIVE AND HARD TOO PUT IN

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