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My camera has a black screen even when is on

I noticed my batteries were wear out so I bought a new set and put it in. When I tried to turn the camera on the green light comes on, but the lcd screen remains black and if I press the flash as if taking a picture, it doesn´t produce any sound. And if I try to turn it off the green light stays on until I remove the batteries. Is it anyway I could fix this camera?

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Re: my camera has a black screen even when is on

It does not look good.
Here are some problems which could be with this camera:
LCD broken or bad.
CCD problem.

Since you go have some light on the green light, then that appears to be a LCD problem. this can happen if the camera had an impact to cause the LCD to be damaged or disconnected in some way.
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Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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