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Blank lcd screen

When i open the lcd screen can only see white background with a grey inch line down the centre can record and view ok through the viewfinder with no problems

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Hi all. Recently got same problem as others with remove lens cap when in camera mode or black screen. It is a known problem with the ccd. JVC have admitted this (at least over here in the England they have). They are doing free repairs until October 2007 even though I'm out of guarantee/warranty. Here's the URL for UK, hope you get lucky. Regards Tony

Posted on Oct 15, 2006

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SOURCE: Panasonic NV-GS30

please check Video head tip, if it is OK. Clean Video head with Head cleaning cassette. If Head tip is damaged head to be replace. thanking you & best of luck.

Posted on Nov 20, 2006

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SOURCE: no visible picture in camera mode

Hello Kenza, replacement of CCD that belongs to Lens device. Please contact your nearest Samsung Service. Best regards, Arpad

Posted on Dec 24, 2006

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SOURCE: 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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SOURCE: No Display on LCD

If you have used any kinda abresive cleaning product on your LCD screen is is most likely finished and needs to be replaced or it is faulty from the beggining. You must go for and exchange or a repair replacement of the LCD..

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Following Sony web link has news to help you in this problem.

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Horizontal grey lines on a dark grey screen in recording mode

CCD Failure !!

u can try Sony for free CCD replacement as it is a known issue in thousands of cameras see the link here, it starts with these horiz lines and verrtical noise type thing and suddenly it also turns black or blank screen after sometime , u are covered in this advisory list 100% i am sure see the links below and pls rate me FIXYA for help

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The friendly Sony representative had me reset the camera and then offered to have the problem fixed for free, including shipping.

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What do u think Mr. Welcomejee have i diagnosed it correctly or not ?

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DCR-HC19E has cracked/ broken flexible cable, connecting LCD and main camera board.

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I have the same issue and have for over a year (haven't had the time to send it to Canon for a few weeks to analyze, but have cleaned it numerous times). But I can tell you that the problem is internittent and the recordings are fine. Eventually, don't know the remedy, but it will suddenly stop doing that and I can download fine, and watch on camera fine. When it does happen, I just keep recording. It never shows up permanently. I re-tyr downloading or viewing and about the 3rd or 3th time (let it sit for a few hours between) it is normal!

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LCD Screen Blank

hi, this usually happens with the ribon cable which is giving power and signal to LCD is becoming loose or damaged due to folding..since the LCD wiring replacemet is a skill needed task i recommend you to give it to the nearest service centre so that your cam will be ready for future shots all the best my friend sreejith

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No LCD Display when opened at 90 degree

Dear sir, If the Picture in View finder is connect, then problem in LCD ribbon cable. LCD Ribbon cable may damage. Replace LCD ribbon cable. thank you, replie if any problem

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The LCd connecting Flexible strip might be faulty. If you can view the picture in dark way,then the back light can be the faluty part. If they are all OK, then replace the LCD. The connecting strip is failing fast as per our experience and this costs US$ 21.00 and it is available with us.

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Panasonic NV-GS30

please check Video head tip, if it is OK. Clean Video head with Head cleaning cassette. If Head tip is damaged head to be replace. thanking you & best of luck.

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LCD won't project

You may have a problem with the image sensor device (CCD). From October 3, 2005 through October 2, 2007, Sony will repair, free of charge, affected products exhibiting the above-mentioned problem where it is caused by the image sensor device. Sony will also cover the cost of shipping and handling from and to addresses within the United States and US Territories for service to correct this issue. To see if you have this problem: Power On your camcorder (make sure the battery is fully charged). Check the LCD screen and verify that the display icons are turned on. If you cannot see the icons, press the Display button until the icons are visible. Put a tape in the camcorder. With the lens cap off, record some video. NOTE: Be sure to speak during the recording so the video will contain your voice. Rewind this section of the tape (using tape counter to verify start of your recording). Play back the recorded video and use the LCD screen on the camcorder to view it. You should hear the audio you recorded and the Display icons/text will still appear. If your camcorder is affected by this CCD issue, the picture will either be extremely distorted, or there will be no visible picture (just a blank LCD screen with the display icons still visible).

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