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Refurbished Canon HV30 freezes and LCD screen goes black

I have a refurbished Canon HV30 that I bought recently. A couple of times the camera just stopped and the LCD screen goes black with red and green streaks running through it. I removed the battery and pressed the reset button with a pen, and the camera started working again. Anyone know what's going on?

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I had a similar problem last few days with my ZR60.
The problem I had was that the tape won't eject and on repeated attempts to eject it would eject as if it had a mind of its own.
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There was an known issue with this camcorder...if its the same problem it is with one fo the electronic components, i sent mine back to Cannon they repaired it for free...they paid for shipping both ways...call Cannon or email them, tell them the prob. they will email you back they will probably want the model. serial numbers to check if it is one of the ones that has this known issue...mine works great now....

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You may have used a different USB port on the computer. Try a different one.
Generally, any USB port would work, except that some devices create a "Virtual USB" connection that is configured with a specific USB port.

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Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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My Canon HV30 has developed a fault in the screen record or playback I either get a blank grey screen with a white band down the right hand side or the screen goes completely green.


The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.


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Hello, you can find the official service manuals for the canon in the below links, i had bought hv30 and the manual is great
HV30 Service manual:
http://goo.gl/WibRy
HV20 Service manual:
http://goo.gl/4kkHS
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I just had this issue with my camera (my 15 year old son solved it for me ;-) ).

The viewfinder was active in "record" mode and the LCD was "active" because you could see a little back light but no image. The "playback" mode would let me review pictures in the LCD though so I know it is capable of showing information.

If you push the display key/button a couple of times you can see the picture move from the viewfinder to the LCD and have just a picture and or a picture and information.

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