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No picture on lcd screen

The camera appears to take a picture, although the lcd screen is completely dark, but they cannot be cannot viewed on the lcd screen, When pics are transferred to computer, blank dark views on each picture taken.

recharged battery. Reset camera to no avail

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Re: No picture on lcd screen

I have the same problem but sadly no solution.

As my camera is still under warranty I took it back to Jessops.  The camera is now with Olympus for repair.  The technician in Jessops hazarded a guess that the problem is a broken processor sitting behind the lens and as such the problem is "really bad".

Here's hoping you are still under warranty.

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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