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Screen is black for photo taking

Screen is black when trying to take a photo. Lens comes out and appears to be open. Can view photos, but lens comes in.
Button goes down somewhat like you are going to to take a picture, but nothing happens.

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  • razuman Apr 28, 2009

    black screen. power on and off several times and it will take one picture fine. then repeats same problem

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I have the same problem. I can view my pictures, but the lens retracts when I select picture taking button.

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Not really a solution, but I think you have the same problem I do. I believe that the shutter is sticking. Mine will work for one shot every 3 or 5 power cycles (turn it off and on again)

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