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Black Screen My camera has a black screen when I turn it on and when I take a picture it shows up black. Can this be fixed or do I need a new camera?

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Re: Black Screen

This appears to be a CCD or main board failure. Nothing you can do. Check out the Vivitar web site support for the next move My - guess? New Camera

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