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EOS 20D - LCD dead??

Hi to all! Sorry my englisch is not perfect I'm from Italy! Got a big problem with the LCD-Monitor of my Canon EOS 20d. The Monitor is completely dead, the camera itself works as ever. Had some custom functions working as the LCD went out, then it came back for some minutes and I immediately removed them (for example mirror up), so now I can normally take pictures. But as I do a lot of Macro I need the "Mirror Up" Custom Function. Now the LCD is completely dead and always black. When I press the "Menu"-Button or "Play", nothing happens and the LCD remains black. Maybe this happened because I tried a lens of a friend of mine, a Voightlaender for EOS, and now there is a short circuit or something. Hope there is an easy solution as in 3 weeks time I'm heading to Florida for vacation and I always shot an enourmos amount of fotos! Please help!!! Thanx

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What is a 'relatively expensive repair' can you estimate a range for me. I have a similar problem - should I send the camera right to Canon or can others fix it?

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Re: EOS 20D - LCD dead??

So far this year we have repaired 4 Canon 20D's with this problem and it always is either the Main PCB ( the interface IC which controls the main display and which sits on the main board shuts down ) or the LCD monitor that have to be replaced so your camera has to go to Canon I am afraid ( ask for a quote as this is a relatively expensive repair ). The fault BTW cannot be caused by using non Canon lenses.

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