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Canon zr85 Has no picture everything is black. But it is working.

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My canon zr85 mini dv camcorder the screen is black when on record even if the side screen is close the eye unit is also black.


It is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in Canon ZR85 camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to fix the issue.
Local camera repair shop will help you to replace ccd imager chip because solder work is involve.
Thanks.

Jul 21, 2010 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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My Canon zr85 camcorder turns on, but the screen is black. All the menu stuff shows up, but no picture. When I press play to look at photos, those show up. When I try to shoot images, it's all black.


its look like the opitcal block do not operate
look to canon web site if your cam are not on the recall list at (canon.xxx/support/service)
hope that help you.

Feb 18, 2010 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Cannot see what im shooting and on lcd screen,no picture jus black. It shows numbers timer everything else except picture. In play mode everything works fine.


I have 2 xelim camaras. One of which has a piece of some type of cover partially obstructing the view. This camara still displays the time and menus and older pictures. If I take pix now the picture is obscured. The other camara has no picture on the display but when I take a picture it turns out just fine. That camara will need disassembled and a connector hooked back up

Most screens on digital camaras are for aiming the camara and output (displaying the picture) therefore any problems with the screen do not translate to a picture.

Oct 23, 2009 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Lcd screen is black, wont display picture


If it is Canon ZR85 camcorder then it has ccd imager problem and ccd imager will be replaced. Canon will repair it free of cost for same problem.
Click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.
Thanks.

Aug 18, 2009 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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I can playback the tapes but now I can't see anything on the screen when I want to record. The screen is just black. Is something not set correctly?


If your camcorder is Canon ZR85 then it has bad ccd imager problem and that part will be replaced to see live view in camera mode for recording.
Canon offers Free of Cost repair for ZR85 model.
Click Canon CCD Imager Support for details.

Apr 07, 2009 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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No image when recording


What you probably have is some kind of condensation issue. This usually happens when the camera is used in places where there's high humidity, low temperature etc., Since you are able to view the pictures that are already taken, I would assume that this is just some kind of sensor issue. Most of the times this can be fixed by leaving the camera ON for about 1hr. This will get the condensation senor to sense everything is back to normal and will power up the viewfinder again.Let me know if it worked so that we can look at other possibilities.

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Sai.

Jan 12, 2009 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Me screen is black but everything else works


Hello,
Its known problem of ccd imager in Canon ZR85 camcorder and ccd imager needs to be replaced.

Canon will repair your camcorder free of cost as per announced scheme for ccd imager issue.

Click Canon CCD Advisory for details, how to get free repair.

Good luck.

Dec 25, 2008 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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No picture when recording


call canon tech support. my zr85 had the same problem and they fixed it free of charge. there is a recall on all cameras that have this problem. good luck.

May 07, 2007 | Canon ZR85 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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