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LCD screen nonresponsive

"Buttons" on LCD screen are nonresponsive

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Re: LCD screen nonresponsive

If your . . . remote . . . works ok ? your touchscreen internal connector could be loose disconnected - or defective ( not field repairable ) ;

Posted on Jul 31, 2007

Re: LCD screen nonresponsive

I had the same problem with my HC30. i decided to go for broke and open it up to see if any of the connectors had come loose. i opened the lcd part and everything looked fine. that was actually the trickier part to get open (and back together). for the main body of the camera, there are several black and silver screws that need to come out (two hidden under the optional light slot). once the body was open i saw that all the cables seemed properly seated. i did, however, notice that a good amount of the silver backing from some tape had rubbed off on the cables from the lcd screen. i gently scraped that silver from the cables and covered the old tape with a piece of electrical tape. that did the trick. got it back together and all is good. lcd works like new. 

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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