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LCD is blank

I have a Samsung SCD103 Video Camera and the LCD is blank although I can see everything through the viewfinder, whether it be in Record or Playback Mode. Is there a way to resolve this problem? Thanks in advance

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Re: LCD is blank

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Re: LCD is blank

Yes but needs to go to service .The strip connector between the lcd and main pcb board is faulty and needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 22, 2007

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My samsung mini camcorder scd103 screen and veiw finder is white. i can't record picture but i can record sound.


Hi,this sounds as if the LCD monitor is defect and will be in need of replacement.To confirm LCD defect,insure that problem is with display, by verifying video output to TV or PC.If video is alright through a/v outputs to TV,than LCD is defect.However,if TV output is also white,than problem lies on main camera PC board.Whichever the case I do think that warranty repair should apply on this model and suggest to contact mfg factory service.

Note - In few cases i have seen that even corrupted firmware could cause the same.

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I work on this model of samsung the lcd problem is a common thing with this camera
The ribbon cable to the lcd from the camera cracks and causes what you are talking about .
Normally the camera will still work buy using the eye viewfinder for recording and playback but you will not hear the sound unless the lcd door is open but then the picture in the viewfinder goes away when this door is open and comes back when it is closed
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