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LCD screen turns off when back in body

When I turn the LCD around to face the front of the camera, the image is upside down - is this normal? Also when the LCD is pressed back into the camera body with the screen facing out , it turns the screen off. To me this seems bizarre, again is it normal? Anybody help?

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Re: LCD screen turns off when back in body

We had a similar problem. If you remove the cover to the place where the LCD hinges, you will find two little wires broken off. These attach to a black touch sensor resting in the lcd screen. It comes out easily and without issue. WIth the two wires torn, the camera does not recognize that the LCD display has been turned around. It turns the screen off because it believes you have the LCD screen pointed inward towards the body of the camera. A small extension for the wires and a soldering iron solved that set of problems.

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