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The screen comes on in scene and guide mode but when i switch to any photo mode i can't get a view. the little light at the top stays orange. will not take pic

When i turn camera on it will not illuminate the back screen. if i change it knob to scene or guide mode it works fine and i can scroll through the options with ease. when i hit ok to change it over to taking a photo, all goes dark and the little orange/green light stays on orange. if i press the other button at the top for review, it goes right into review mode and the screen comes on again. please help. i bought it used and am wondering if i just got ripped. also, does it have any kind of internal memory? i've found that my regular memory card does not fit into this camera. whats up with that? what size card does it need?

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just open the card cover and press quick view and ok at the same time, and reset the camera. if that donĀ“t solve it may need to replace the mainboard

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SOURCE: Hi, My Olympus SP570u. camera was working fine

Sounds to me like a circuitry issue if the camera has not been dropped or been in prolonged contact with moisture. An authorized Olympus camera repair shop is the only option I can offer. You might try resetting it by removing the battery for thirty minutes. Then reinsert the battery and try again. If there is no change, head for the shop or contact Olympus directly through www.olympus.com/contact

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