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Problem in the LCD screen

I was recording using my samsung d 103i handycam on a bright sunny day.the view on the lcd screen was OK. suddenly on the screen i noticed horizontal lines. then the display went off.the screen became just blank. Then I tried the view finder. The picture was clear. I continued to record & I was successful. I have also checked the recording quality it was very clear. But even now the LCd display is compltely normal. All the functions of the camcorder works fine only the LCD display is not there. When i play the recorded data., all the sounds are audible, but only the display is not there. But the images are displayed if i see thru the view finder. I request you to suggest what could be the problem and the possible solution before i go to a repairer. Please help. Rgds, Balaji.

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Hello Kenza, replacement of CCD that belongs to Lens device. Please contact your nearest Samsung Service. Best regards, Arpad

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I had the same problem with Samsung SCD103. It was sent to the factory January 2007($150.00) and everything worked fine until last week when the grandkids came down. The camera simply stopped displaying any image, the viewfinder went black. I suspect is a failure on the CCD. Now, I have a non-working camera that I've bought extra batteries for and lots of DV tapes. I won't buy another Samsung product now that I've seen the problems and apparent lack of concern for the customer!

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Yes I have solved the problem with this camcorder. I had a scrap unit which had a liguid spillage. Thanks to your help I stripped both units down and changed the lens assembly complete with the electronics, the camcorder now works fine.
I am waiting for help with a samsung D 363.
Regards James.

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