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Lcd camera turns on but lcd screen is black and it does take pictures

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Re: lcd

If the camers takes pictures but the LCD remains lack - this us usually a back light failure [In which case you should see shadow images] or a connector is off whereby you see nothing. Nothing for you to do here except to get onto Sony customer support - where I suspect if the camera is more than a year old you will be looking at the price of a new camera.

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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From what I can understand, if the camera is sill able take pictures but is not displaying any thing on the LCD, then it is a problem with the LCD or LCD cable connecting to rest of the camera or LCD driver on main board.

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You may still be able to take pictures with your black screened Kodak camera. This problem occurs in the line of Kodak EasyShare digital camera models.

When you turn on your Kodak EasyShare digital camera, turn off the LiveView function. Take a picture using the small-windowed viewfinder (this is not the LCD screen). Also, try zooming in and out.

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I've had the same problem for a while now too.
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