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I have a canon zr60 digital camcorder. the problem i have is that i can watch videos on VCR mode, but when i want to record i only see a black screen.

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Canon Powershot Cameras With Pink/Black Display or Images w/Odd Lines on LCD


This is almost always a malfunction with the CCD Image Sensor. Canon openly acknowledged fault in the matter and will repair the camera free of charge + they pay the shipping costs.

Affected products:
- Camcorders: ZR60, ZR65 MC, ZR70 MC, ZR80, ZR85, ZR90, ELURA 40 MC, ELURA 50
- Digital Cameras A60, A70, A75, A300, A310, S230, SD100, SD110, A40(*), A80(*), A85(*), A95(*), S1 IS(*), S60(*), S200(*), S330(*), S400(*), S410(*), S500(*)
*Models added as of Oct.31, 2006

If your model number Is included in the list, follow this link for all of the information you need to obtain this free service:
SERVICE NOTICE: CCD IMAGE SENSOR ADVISORY

It is a simple process & I know that you will be very happy when the camera comes back in perfect working order!

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My Canon Powershot no longer displays the screen in picture-taking mode -- the pictures come out alright when focused through the lens but the screen remains blank. How can I fix this?


there is a service advisory for this particular problem from canon....

Service Notice: CCD Image Sensor Advisory (Updated Oct.31, 2006)

It has come to our attention that the vendor-supplied CCD image sensor used in certain Canon digital cameras and digital video camcorders may cause the following malfunction: When the product is used in recording or playback mode, the LCD screen and/or electronic viewfinder may exhibit either a distorted image or no image at all. While reports of this malfunction have been rare in the United States, we have determined that it may occur if the product is exposed to hot and humid environments.

Affected products:
- Camcorders: ZR60, ZR65 MC, ZR70 MC, ZR80, ZR85, ZR90, ELURA 40 MC, ELURA 50
- Digital Cameras A60, A70, A75, A300, A310, S230, SD100, SD110, A40(*), A80(*), A85(*), A95(*), S1 IS(*), S60(*), S200(*), S330(*), S400(*), S410(*), S500(*)
*Models added as of Oct.31, 2006

Malfunction:
It has been confirmed that the connecting parts of the internal wiring of the CCD used in affected products may become disconnected, especially if the affected products are stored or used in high-temperature and high-humidity environments. If this occurs, the signal is not output from the CCD normally in Shooting Mode, which may cause a distorted image or the absence of an image. This malfunction can be confirmed on the LCD monitor screen during shooting. The same malfunction also appears on the recorded image.

Canon's Response:
Effective immediately, and regardless of warranty status, Canon will repair, free of charge, the products listed above exhibiting the above-mentioned malfunction if Canon determines that the malfunction is caused by the CCD image sensor.


We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this issue, and appreciate your understanding in this matter. Thank you for your support and patronage of Canon products.


So please go to your country's canon website and get the contact details, give them a call and have it repaired free of cost.


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Iversh

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Black screen, yet able to review past pictures


if you can take photo but can't see any thing in shooting mode, your display is turned off. just find a key on your camera which labled Disp. or something like that and press it to turn the display ON. I hope this helps...

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The display is not working


See this link:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=223&modelid=9825&keycode=2112&id=48264

There is a problem with the CCD image sensor for the following cameras:
- Camcorders: ZR60, ZR65 MC, ZR70 MC, ZR80, ZR85, ZR90, ELURA 40 MC, ELURA 50
- Digital Cameras A60, A70, A75, A300, A310, S230, SD100, SD110, A40(*), A80(*), A85(*), A95(*), S1 IS(*), S60(*), S200(*), S330(*), S400(*), S410(*), S500(*)

Malfunction:
It has been confirmed that the connecting parts of the internal wiring of the CCD used in affected products may become disconnected, especially if the affected products are stored or used in high-temperature and high-humidity environments. If this occurs, the signal is not output from the CCD normally in Shooting Mode, which may cause a distorted image or the absence of an image. This malfunction can be confirmed on the LCD monitor screen during shooting. The same malfunction also appears on the recorded image.
Canon's Response:
Effective immediately, and regardless of warranty status, Canon will repair, free of charge, the products listed above exhibiting the above-mentioned malfunction if Canon determines that the malfunction is caused by the CCD image sensor. Canon will also cover the cost of shipping and handling in connection with this repair.

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This Service Notice will update Canon U.S.A.,Inc.'s previous CCD Image Sensor Advisory, dated October 6, 2005.
It has come to our attention that the vendor-supplied CCD image sensor usedin certain Canon digital cameras and digital video camcorders may cause thefollowing malfunction: When the product is used in recording or playback mode,the LCD screen and/or electronic viewfinder may exhibit either a distortedimage or no image at all. While reports of this malfunction have been rare inthe United States,we have determined that it may occur if the product is exposed to hot and humidenvironments.
Notice of Additional Affected Products:
As a result of our continuing investigation of this malfunction, we havedetermined that the 11 models listed below, in addition to the 16 models listedin our Service Notice concerning this malfunction, dated October 6, 2005, may be affected.
Affected products:
- Camcorders: ZR60, ZR65 MC, ZR70 MC, ZR80, ZR85, ZR90, ELURA 40 MC, ELURA50
- Digital Cameras A60, A70, A75, A300, A310, S230, SD100, SD110, A40(*),A80(*), A85(*), A95(*), S1 IS(*), S60(*), S200(*), S330(*), S400(*), S410(*),S500(*)
*Models added as of Oct.31, 2006
Malfunction:
It has been confirmed that the connecting parts of the internal wiring of theCCD used in affected products may become disconnected, especially if theaffected products are stored or used in high-temperature and high-humidityenvironments. If this occurs, the signal is not output from the CCD normally inShooting Mode, which may cause a distorted image or the absence of an image.This malfunction can be confirmed on the LCD monitor screen during shooting.The same malfunction also appears on the recorded image.
Canon's Response:
Effective immediately, and regardless of warranty status, Canon will repair,free of charge, the products listed above exhibiting the above-mentionedmalfunction if Canon determines that the malfunction is caused by the CCD imagesensor. Canon will also cover the cost of shipping and handling in connectionwith this repair.
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You may have macro mode on> Just a suggestion?

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