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No image, view finder blank - Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera

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  • captgsrao Nov 16, 2008

    image screen is blank

  • bkainz Feb 23, 2009

    When I take picture it is black when downloaded to computer. This is a new problem. Have taken many photos that were perfect. Have not used in several months and now, no picture. Can it be the picture card? Using a San Disk 256 MB Compact Flash that has been in camera for months.
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  • cobos_ana May 11, 2010

    Can you help me fix my camera it appears blank?

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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 two links for more info:

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

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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poolseman
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SOURCE: No image in view finder

Common fault with these models and is caused by faulty CCD sensor. Canon will probably repair free of charge so send it in . As I said very common with this model.

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Sony DSC F717, screen and view finder now show

Please take a look at the symptoms listed here, and see if it's what you're experiencing.

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DSCF717&news_id=161

Sony had a certain issue with the CCD chip on this camera. If it's this issue, they'll fix it free plus $20 until March 2010.

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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