Question about Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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No image at all. Almost like a cover is on the lens!

It only happened today.

The camera was working fine and then all of a sudden, when about to take a photo, the lcd presented no image. I couldn't see a thing and when taking a photo, the result was simply a blank screen! Not using the lcd and instead taking a photo using the view-finder simply provided the same - a black screen.

Everything else seems fine. I can check previous photos (the image is fine), zoom works, all else is ok, menus etc.

Naturally this makes it impossible to take photos and I'm wondering whether any experts out there can suggest something that can bring my camera back to full functionality - my wife bought me the Canon A95 as a present a few years ago and it means a lot to me. I don't want to relegate it to the camera cemetary just yet.

Help please!!!

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  • used2model Oct 24, 2008

    I have the same problem. One day the camera was working fine - the next time I went to use it, although it does turn on and the zoom extends - no display and no images. Does anyone know if there is an internal battery that has to be replaced by a pro shop?

  • cwaynemiller Oct 29, 2008

    same issue it looks like a lens cover is on except for a faint purple light in background. When i have turned it off and on a number of times it has corrected itself and did not do it for awhile. Now its doing it again.



    Wayne

  • fiskertom Nov 02, 2008

    Same problem here. Started last week.

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Canon repairs this fault free of charge. Locate your near service centre from the Canon website and contact them. Good Luck

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

Hi, I am the individual (RDAVINCI) who posted this problem initially and thought that since others have experienced the same problem, it would be wise to provide an update.

I had hoped to find a resolution to the problem and sent my camera to Canon hoping that it was something that could be resolved easily. Unfortunately not and with the labour and parts, it was going to cost me in excess of £100 for a repair. It didn't seem financially prudent and I decided to leave my camera with them rather than pay for the return cost too with no benefit. So no happy ending, sorry folks.

I've now got a Sony H5 which is superb and so far so good.

Good luck to all of you who are experiencing the same problem and hope you manage to find that elusive remedy that may also be cost effective.

Regards
RDAVINCI


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