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LCD blank & No picture taken

My Nikon Coolpix 5400 won't take picture recently. While camera is on any photo taking mode, LCD monitor does not show the picture. If I press shutter there is no picture shut into memory. Old stored pictures are still viewable via LCD. It seems no signal gets into the lense? Someone please help me to figure it out. I bought a little more than 1 year ago - warranty is over!

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This appears to be a well known CCD problem, which Nikon acknowledges only for the COOLPIX 3100, 5700 and SQ models. Nikon denies the CCD problems on the 5400 are related, even though a Google search for this problem returns numerous results which claim the same defective Sony CCD sensor was used in the 5400 as was used in the 3100, 5700, and SQ models. See this reference: http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=65777&forum_id=21

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Thank you so much for sharing that refrence. I found an advisory service through that site!!

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• Camera is off.
• Batteries are not correctly inserted or battery-chamber
cover is not properly latched.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• EH-62B AC adapter (available separately) is not properly
connected.
• Camera is in sleep mode. Press shutter-release button
halfway.
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• Message "CARD IS NOT FORMATTED" appears in
monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
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Go to: http://www.fixya.com/support/t252094-black_screen_when_in_picture_mode
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