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LCD display showing shattered lines - no picture displayed

Have just returned from hols where camera working fine. Turned on this morning and LCD screen is showing shattered lines right across and no picture is displayed. I can look through viewfinder and still take photos without a problem but unable to view anything on LCD panel. Looks like it may have been bashed in my bag on airplane. Can I replace the LCD screen or is the camera a write off? If it is possible to repair? Do you know of anyone who can do the repair and how much it might cost? Maybe it will be cheaper for me to just buy a new camera! Any help would be appreciated. Many thanks. CathyCool

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Re: LCD display showing shattered lines - no picture...

Hello CathyCool The LCD itself may not have problems. If it ain't broken it most probably doesn't have a problem. Most likely the problems you have are given by a faulty connector between the LCD and the camera's mainboard. You should take the camera to a service center to have it checked. Tell them to make an estimate over the repair costs before they actually do something. In this way you will know what prices can you espect over the repair. I'll give about 60% chances that this is a minor defect involving that connector. In this case they will just need to reconnect it back firmly.

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