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LCD BLACK Hi, it's janetmae, yes, the camera was working fine before the LCD went black. I can view old pictures taken, but can't take new ones...what isw rong? Janetmae@hotmail.com

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  • janetmae Jun 29, 2009

    Thank you for responding. with the card inplace, I can view previous pictures taken with the camera on the camera, no computer attached, but cannot take anything new. What is this chip you are talking about, and why does it go bad?

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When you say you can view pictures. Do you mean you can view them on the lcd on the camera itself or on your computer? It sounds like the CCD chip went bad most likely. If its not under warranty I would consider purchasing a new camera.
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