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No display on LCD

So it switches on, the menu appears on LCD screen but then its just a black screen - the lens cap is definately off! When trying to take a picture, it just appears black. Old photos display without any problems. Will be 3 years old in September. Have camera insurance but does not cover mechanical/electrical problems.

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Re: No display on LCD

Send it back to sony centre by getting an repair fill-out sheet of the sony website it is because the chip has malfunctioned lots of them are doing this

Posted on Apr 11, 2007

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Re: No display on LCD

May be the lens block or CCD can be defective. Call the nearest service center and we can only assist in spares and service manuals.

Posted on Feb 01, 2007

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When the camera is switched on the lens goes in and out twice and then the message that appears on the screen is 'turn the power off and on again'


Error: TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN is displayed on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset and Initialize option.

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Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.

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When looking through the display screen the picture has a pink tinge. When reviewing the pictures they're definately pink in colour, especially the blues.

Try taking pictures and download them to a computer. Check the colors and evaluate the quality compared to what you have seen in the LCD display.
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Test the camera again, and see what the colors look like in the LCD display.
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Does the camera take pictures?
If you take the camera near a lamp, can you just about see menu items on the LCD?
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Good luck,

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