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LCD Blank when in camera or movie mode

I can view pictures in my folder but cannot take pictures nor movies the lcd stays blank. Sometimes after I have tried changing setting the lcd is active again and I can take photos again until I switch it off, then when I put it back on again the lcd is blank again and I have to go everywhere to try to set it on again. it seems to come on at random.

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Re: LCD Blank when in camera or movie mode

Defective ccd imager!! There's an internal loose inside ccd imager. Sony will replace this ccd imager free of charge. Year 2002 up to 2005 released units has a factory defect ccd imager. the company recalled those units and replaces with a stronger version of ccd imager.( they are still doing it). check it out.

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You can view pictures in the folder when connected the camera at pc monitor? but cannot take pictures or movies... the LCD stays blank?
If this answer is yes, could be a problem with the CCD image sensor, if no, your LCD display go to bad and will need replacement.

Check this interesting article about bad CCDs.

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