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Canon a720 LCD doesn"t turn on after getting wet.

My Canon a720 got a little wet. So i dried it off quickly and tried it and it was okay. An hour later i went to use it and the LCD wouldn't turn on. It takes pics without it using the view finder and even the zoom still works, but i want the LCD back on. Also need the LCD for settings, viewing, etc. This happened quite a few months ago so it can't still be wet.
Any ideas?????

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for the person whose screen is blank but the photos work- I had the same problem and solved it by replacing the smaller date/time battery which slides out of the larger battery copartment. The battery is a CR1220 smaller than a dime and even flatter. Hope this works for you.

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SOURCE: Image blacked out on LCD and can not see image in view finder

Try this, it may or may not work. Insert the Video cable plug in and out of its slot a few times. The cable when inserted turns the screen off. But sometimes corrosion can build up on the internal plug switch, also causing the screen to turn off. Inserting and removing the cable a few times can sometimes knowck off this corrosion.

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That's normal...it's called parallax error because the view finder is not in the same plane as the lens. Why don't you use the LCD screen to compose your shots?

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