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Can't record or take photos

When I switch the Camcorder on I am able to play back tapes but when I want to record all I get is a black LCD screen same with the viewer. The cap is off. I have tried all that I am able.

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  • Cynthis Sep 07, 2007

    Thank ou for your help. This problem has been driving me crazy. I will post it back to Cannon post haste.

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    same of this problem

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Yet another CCD sensor problem ( in your case it is outputting nothing so you get blank screen as opposed to heavily distorted picture which is also very common). Properly manufactured sensor lasts 10 years + so you should have this repaired free of charge if you can. Replace CCD block.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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