Question about Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Nothing shows up on lcd

When ever i take a picture theres no preview on the LCD screen, its just simply black. While trying to take the picture the small light between the camera and play button is always red when i take a picture. Whats wrong with my camera? can someone help me.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert who has answered 200 questions.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 217 Answers
Re: nothing shows up on lcd

Defective ccd imager!! company will replace this ccd imager free of charge. Year 2002 up to 2005 released unit has a factry defect ccd imager. the company recalled these unit and replaced with a stronger version of ccd imager( they are still doing it). check it out.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

LCD Display is Black

the image in the LCD monitor will darken in strong sunlight or bright light. This is normal occurrrence in device CCDs and does not contitute a malfunction. This image will not be recoded when shooting still photos, but it will be recorded wihen shooting movies.Read you owner manual and adjust the MENU, according with your o. manual.Otherwise you must go the repair shop
God bless you

Jul 31, 2012 | Canon Digital Cameras

1 Answer

On my Nikon D70s, when I take a picture and see the image previewed briefly on the back LCD, the highlights flash negative image tones(black) in about 1/2 second intervals. This same effect is also present...

There is nothing wrong with your camera. What you are seeing are the blown-out highlights. Those are the portions of your image that have been overexposed so completely that they have lost all detail and will show up as pure white. In most cases the proper fix is to reduce exposure to bring back the detail.

If you simply don't want to see the "blinkies", press up/down on the multiselector repeatedly to cycle through the different views of your images.

May 16, 2010 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

2 Answers

Got a used Ricoh CX1 from ebay today. Everything is good except when I preview the pictures I had taken, if I preview at 1X, (normal mode), I can some black shadow like lighting happening inside my...

Looks like the LCD screen in damaged... If you can tolerate the "blob" and it doesn't show up in your images when they're downloaded, then it's not an issue, but if you want to change the LCD, go back to ebay and type in your camera model and "LCD". There are a few camera dismantlers that sell on ebay and you'll find a good deal.

Dec 07, 2009 | Ricoh CX1 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Black screen

Try cycling through the Display button until you're able to view photo to be taken.

May 06, 2009 | Sanyo VPC-S500 Digital Camera

2 Answers

LCD Display Blank

I have a sony cybershot DSC-S650, the LCD was very dark and could not see anything except if I pointed it at a bright object, everything else worked ok. I could take pictures but could barely see them in playback as well.

I took it to Sony authorised repair outlet and was told the CCD was damaged, they charged me USD $55 to repair it (in Quito, Ecuador)

Jul 31, 2008 | HP Photosmart R607 Digital Camera

2 Answers

LCD Display Blank

CCD malfunction, common with Sony manufactured CCD chips. You are in luck, its a free repair regardless of warranty date.

Feb 12, 2008 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

LCD Screen does not work properly

Your camera works just like a film camera SLR,. You use the eyepiece to frame and focus your picture. The LCD screen is for reviewing pictures taken or menu operations. You cannot preview a shot on screen before it is taken with the camera.

Jan 07, 2008 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

1 Answer

LCD screen won't show preview except in C mode

Well, after a little more googling, I'm embarrassed to say I've found the solution. I must have somehow pressed the display button which turned the preview display off. I tried pressing all of the buttons before I made my previous post, but apparently i didn't press it. :(

Oct 11, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Black screen

whats up with blackscreen?

Oct 08, 2007 | Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera

2 Answers

LCD wont show the View and No picture

CCD failure most likely. Format the card then try again or a new card. Kodak customer support for more info

Jun 08, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

110 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Olympus Digital Cameras Experts


Level 3 Expert

94113 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

574 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you an Olympus Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides