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Power on. record light stays on won't do anything

Power it om green light red light stay on, nothing on blue display. it;s blank

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Dear Joseph,

I had similar problem with my DGX620. In my case the display sometimes got blue and sometimes worked fine. The cause was a bad contact of the display flat cable.
I opened the DGX620 and then I cut a small piece of plastic film (35mm negative) with exactly the same width of the flat, disconnect the flat cable and then reconnected it using the film on the other side (non contact side) to increase the pressure and guarantee a good contact. No more problems from nov-2012 till now.

Good luck !
Paulo de Tarso (Brazil)



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