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NOT RECORDING The Canon MV700 is only recording sound. You can see nothing via the viewfinder or LCD screen although previous recordings can be viewed on the LCD panel.

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  • crispchris Aug 29, 2007

    Thanks Poolseman, how come this will be free of charge, we have the unit for over 2 years now.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    I have the very same problem as crispchris,s.

  • cristiancont Dec 11, 2007

    Same problem here...and thanks for solution...



  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    MV 700 ONLY RECORDING SOUND.NO PICTURE AVAILABLE ON VIEW FINDER OR SCREEN. PREVIOUS RECORDINGS PLAYABLE.

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    AHH!! Xmas Day & My MV700i Has decided to stop working too!! Can record sound BUT no picture on LCD or Viewfinder. Have spent day reading manual, turkey is burnt, sprouts soggy. Have contacted Canon & await reply!

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    Same problem here...and thanks for solution...

  • em_bur Jul 02, 2008

    My camcorder is showing black screen and will only record sound- plays back previously recorded footage fine

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    I have same problem with mv700. 4 years old but only used approx 10 times on short recordings. Surely this is a canon problem. Does any one know an agent for this free replacement ccd i have heard of. I live in the Manchester area.

    Happy New Year to all !!!!

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I also had the same problem, Cannon MV700i only recording sound. The veiwfinder, LCD sceen blank, VCR playback working fine. Contacted Plymcare by phone, they were very helpfull. They explained Cannon were aware of the problem and providing problem was ccd, would repair free of charge, as they bill Cannon. Posted the camcorder (over 4 yrs old) by special next day delivery and returned 3 days later, fully repaired. The only cost incurred was postage to Plymcare ( i paid just over £6 ).

Plymcare
Marshall Road
Plymton
Plymouth
Devon
PL7 1YB

01752 303 555

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Send the camcorder to plymcare in plymton, plymouth. You will have to ring them for the full address but they will repair it and send it back by courier free of charge if its th ccd that needs changing which it usually is. I have just done this and it was back within 2 days.

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CCD sensor is faulty ( this is the transducer which converts light into image behind the lens inside your camera ) has to be replaced and this should be done free of charge by the agent.

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