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Black Screen When I turn on the camera I get a black screen. When I take a picture a get a black screen. When I review previous pictures taken when the camera was working properly on my computer all the pictures are black. Any idea what the problem is? Scott

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    Osmin Cerna Sep 01, 2008

    i have same problem but my camera is DIGITREX DSC-3000

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Is there no image at all?
Or if you look carefully can you see fient images on the screen.
If you can then the back light has failed orv a oconnector has come loose.
If this is so - then try squeezing the camera body at the base of the screen- or with it switched off and the batteries out give it a sharp slap into your other hand. This may restore contacts.
If no luck - then by all means checkout a repair price with Pentax.
But it may be worth while investing in a new camera with better spec.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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