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Olympus X 775 Camera Blank Screen

I recently purchased an olympus X 775 digital camera. It worked well for a while. I used duracell AA batteries in it and this worked quite well however I thought that the batteries ran down to quickly, so I decided to purchase royovac rechargeable batteries to use with the camera.
After a while, after taking a picture with the camera, the screen then goes blank. I would have to take the camera off and then put it back on a few times for the display to work so that I could take another picture. Then after I take the next picture, the screen would again go blank.
My husband took the camera from me to download the few pictures that would have been captured on it and he informed me that the pc was not recognising the camera.
Could you please advise me as to what the problem could be with the camera and what is the solution to repairing it.
Thanks in advance

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  • Zike123 Feb 17, 2008

    i used my camera for my cuzins birthday party while i was recording the battery ran out after like 3 mintues and now the lens wont go back in and makes a sound and the screen stays black

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2008

    my camera powers up, the lens extends, but the lcd screen always stays a blank white not showing any graphics as to what it is being pointed at no matter what photograph option i choose to use, i need your help please, my address is anthonythompson_1@hotmail.com

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2008

    I have the same problem mention above with the SP-500UZ.

    The screen at the back of the camera is now always with. I can not previous the picture before taking them or see the picture after....

    Is there a reset option on the camera?

  • hedaryali_88 May 24, 2008

    jag kan inte hämta bildrna från kameran till pc ??? jag behöver hjälp.

  • golazab Jul 05, 2008

    same exact problem as delana, but using sony rechargable batteries

  • Leeposo Oct 09, 2008

    Well my problem is exactly the same as Delana's as such it Blank hence there are no focused displays on the lcd screen.I have been with the camera for just 4 months and still is as good as new thought it has not served me as required.Please advise on the solution of bring the camera back to being live as its actually dead.

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. Please send solution to nottyler@myldsmail.net

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    Olympus Fe 270 is the model I have and I too have a black screen after taking a snap. I have to turn the camera off, then turn it back on to take another one. Olympus, this is not good enough! Annie

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Go back to duracell or energizer batteries... regular is not enough to poer this type of electric device

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