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Black LCD screen , new photos black.

Great camera until today when LCD screen (and Diopter) won't give picture preview. LCD works (previous shots able to be brought up on screen) but any new shots are appearing on photo record as black. Cannot locate anything which would reset back to original factiory settings. Prob seemed to be initited when 16 yr old stepdaughter 'borrowed' camera. Help please from anyone and you can join me on a NZ photo safari.

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  • alastair Macdonald Jun 06, 2007

    Thanks Jackboy, Camera away for repair now and my thoughts are the same as yours re connector. Initially thought there may have been the possibility of a reset to factory specs - hence ?'s.Best Redmac

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I assume you mean the viewfinder screen. This has become inoperative because very likely it has been given a knock, and [at the very least] a connector has come adrift. But it could be worse. It will be a repair shop job I fear But do get on to Panasonic Technical Support just in case I have misdiagnosed.

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