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Black screen I don´t know why the screen gone black, when I take a picture is all I get. I don´t know what to do, is annoying. I´ve tried eveything from cleaning the lens but nothing is happening. Please help me to find a solution!

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I have the same problem. Fine one day and a black screen the next. I called Vivtar and they were no help. They wanted me to send it in and let them repair it at my expense. don't think so. everything works perfect on the camera...but the screen is black and so are the pictures. Good Luck!

Posted on Apr 30, 2007

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