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Black screen i turn on my camera, the screen is black! but i can review all the pictures i'd taken before,Why?? before it happened, the picture i took just got whitish like film being exposed to bright light! what can i do to restore back my camera??Or is it time to get a new one????

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First ensure that this is not a setting problem, by removing batteries to reset camera. try also using the Reset command in the camera menu , after removing batteries.

if you can see old pictures, but new ones come out black, that means that for some reason, no light is coming to the array sensor (the sensor that scans and take the picture), or the signal is not arriving to main board, or the board is faulty.

Check first that the shutter is opening properly, that lens is extending, and that there is no dirt on top of the objective lens.

If that is not a problem, then there is either a defective array sensor, a losen array sensor cable/connector, or the main pcb inside the camera has a fault.
In all cases the camera must be taken apart, inspected, and fixed by a technician.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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