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Display is white inside & out

When I open the display panel the display is white. No caption, no icons, no image. When I change to the viewfinder display, it is white, too. I've tried new batteries, different SD card, and a reset-to-defaults. What could it be?

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Re: Display is white inside & out

Try hooking it up to your PC and using the REMOTE FEATURE, see if you can change the whiteness lvls from there or see anything on you pc, if you can then your lcd screen is shot and might need to be replaced or checked at your local service place.

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