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Panasonic digital camera has black screen

When i turn the camera on it only has a black screen. The lcd screen is ok but it only takes black picture.

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    I too have a similar problem. When I press the display button on the back side of the camera, the view is shown. However one can not click the camera with the display button in pressed position



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CCD sensor faulty especially if you can play back pictures that were captured properly, but have a blank screen in capture mode. Replace sensor and camera will work fine.

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LCD woont turn on properly but the camera takes pictures while the screen remains black or in my case dark grey as its not totally black.

The water has ruined the LCD, water and electronics seldom mix, you are lucky it still will at least take pictures. If it is a high end model then send it back to the Factory repair center listed in the user manual (or phone number to find a repair center).

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My lcd screen is black

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.

It can be as simple as a loose flexible PCB connection to the camera main board.
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Jun 20, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera

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The view screen is black and you can't see what you're taking the pic. Battery is ok

If camera shows Menu item or any on-screen display in LCD but no live view to take picture then it can be either aperture problem or defective ccd imager.
And if you do not see any display icon in LCD then of course LCD section is bad or LCD back light is Off for some reason. Try to see faint image in LCD if it is totally blank by pointing good amount of light with flash light or some thing.

Oct 16, 2009 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

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Dark screen cant adjust

is it dark on picture playback (picture from before fault occurred) and menu also, if not then turn exposure value back up, on my camera you do this by pressing the WB (white balance/exposure button) and turning it to 0. it is the up button on the 4 way knob. but I have a Panasonic FZ20. yours may be different.
If the whole LCD screen is dim, and the viewfinder is OK, then you have a problem with the LCD screen. You will need to take it to the repair agents.

Sep 25, 2009 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera

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Black screen

Try cycling through the Display button until you're able to view photo to be taken.

May 06, 2009 | Sanyo VPC-S500 Digital Camera

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Camera LCD - black pictures

When I take a picture, there will be know image. Black. I went into the "share" and the image is black. I kept my smart card and the other images are ok but the knew ones are black. Camera has power. I took the smart card off. Still the problem, black. Took the old images off and took some more shots. All black!! MMMMM?

Sep 02, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera

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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.

After taking a picture, review the picture to see if the picture has been taken. Then turn on LiveView and occasionally the LCD screen should no longer be showing a black screen.

Aug 31, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare C315 Digital Camera

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Is the battery dead? Try taking it out and charging it, then put it back into the camera.

Also, you can try using another battery of the same type.

May 30, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50K Digital Camera

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Kodak CX7330. turns on but LCD screen is black and won't take a pic

It sounds like a bad connection on the ribbon cable of the LCD screen to the camera's motherboard. The fact that when you physically move the camera around and you can get the screen to then work, tells me something is loose inside.

Good luck!

- Jim

Jan 14, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare CX7330 Digital Camera

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Pentax Optio 555 LCD screen blank problem

No I don't believe it is your shutter, more than likely it is a LCD Screen problem. I would suggest you take your camera back to the shop where you purchased the camera and have it serviced under warranty. I had a customer with an Optio 550 come in and it looked like every shot was taken through 'venetian blinds' and the problem was with the LCD Screen and the camera was sent back to Pentax and repaired under warranty.

Sep 08, 2005 | Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera

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