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Black LCD Screen

The LCD screen on my camera is very dark, like when the brightness button on a TV has been turned right down. You can still see images, but through a very dark, grey fog. I can still take pictures and download them, but they are very dark. The camera hasn't been dropped or damaged: I took a picture, then what appeared to be TV interference appeared on the screen, then black. Can anyone help? Fuji want £100 minimum to fix it, so until I come into some money, the camera will have to stay in its box. Any suggestions will be gratefully received.

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  • kkanwal May 18, 2009

    my finepix F601's LCD is not working properly .. left most of the lcd is showing pic but the centre and the right part of LCD is BLACK ..please help me how i can fix this problem ?

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Faulty main or secondary board. Could also be faulty light sensor or iris. Not a user fixable problem unless you can get another f601 with a broken lens etc with good boards (to replace boards). Or a dead camera with good lens assembly (contains iris).
Very fiddly if you have the parts!!!!!!

Best advise is to sell it as faulty on ebay.

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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