Question about Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX9 Digital Camera

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I had my camera in my back pocket. I sat on it and cracked the LCD.

I could turn it on and the lens would extend and go back in when I turned it off. However, the lens stopped going in and out after a while when I turned it on. I bought a new LCD on eBay and replaced the old one. Now, when I power the camera on, the green power light comes on for about a second and then turns off. No lens movement, no sign of life from the LCD screen. Any thoughts?

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No way anyone can say what is defect. Not even sure the defect was induced while you cracked the screen and became worse during the "repair" or you did make an little error while putting things together. Even in my professional career as a repair engineer, Trying to find an error after a college could not get it fixed complete, were the most difficult jobs.
My best hint for this? start saving for a new camera. Will save you a lot of greef and a lot of time.

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

Testimonial: "Thank you Harrie. However, I'll probably keep pulling it apart and putting it back together until it won't even turn on anymore. It drives me bats to not be able to fix something."

  • Harrie Apr 06, 2015

    No problem when you still want to try. The devices I repaired all had logbooks and were only allowed to be repaired 2 times. The third time is became defect, I had to be destroyed, because it would not be reliable enough to be used again. When you start looking use good lights and a magnifying glass so look for hair cracks. Also try to check the connections between point, if they are still in tact. Be aware if you have to solder, it is almost impossible without the good tools, because it is very likely you burn more than you can solder. I wish you luck and success.

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