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I can view pics, but when i want to take one the screen is black.

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Did you accidentally press the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera? This manually turns the screen on and off to save battery power. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To turn the screen back on, just press this button one more time.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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The CCD imager has to be replaced. A well know problem with this camera.


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SOURCE: my viewing screen is black when trying to take a

You need to go into the setup menu and turn on the display. This is sometimes turned off when you use the optical viewer or in low power modes. Your user manual will show you how to do this step by step.

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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