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Black screen


You didn't say if you could see the subject in the LCD prior to taking a picture. If not, the lens isn't opening. If you can see the subject, it would probably be a defective sensor chip.

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When taking pics will not show pics in lcd screen


If no power on the camera at all:
Here are the steps:
1. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera. Please use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher).
2. Clean the battery contacts.
a. Remove the battery/batteries and the memory card from your camera, then wipe the battery contacts with a soft, clean cloth.
b. Reinstall the battery/batteries into your camera
3. Turn on your camera without the memory card.

In order to organise your repair or Trade up please Contact KODAK:
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=14563&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=3490

If there is power on the camera, but the LCD is black KODAK recommends a repair. If the camera is OoW.

An Out of Warranty repair for this model for this fault is about 88 pounds + shipping. KODAK also offers a Trade up option where you will have the opportunity to trade up to a newer model 25-30% cheaper than the market price.

Contact KODAK:
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=14563&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=3490

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Canon sd600is.Screen is black,takes pics but cannot see images


did you try pressing the DISP button @ bottom right just next to screen near the menu button?

Jul 06, 2009 | Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

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My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open,...


My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This a brand new camera and was taken excellent pic as of this friday. Groove_us@yahoo.com Mr.Tracy Johnson

Apr 26, 2009 | Samsung i85 Digital Camera

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I can view the images taken, but when I try to take an image the LCD screen does not show the image, screen is black


hey my camera just did the same thing, have you tried replacing the batteries - i thought it couldnt be the batteries because the playback screen still showeed up just not the one to take photos but i just put in newly recharged ones and it can take pics again so maybe try that :)

Apr 22, 2009 | Fuji Finepix S6500FD Digital Camera

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Sony DSC-S750 can only see black on LCD


It seems as though either the lens aperture is not opening or the CCD has failed. You could send it in to us at mackcam.com for an estimate

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LCD screen not on when camera on?


You hit the EVF/LCD button near the "eye hole". When this is pressed it will cycle viewing through either the optical viewfinder or the LCD screen. This display is controlled independantly on each of the modes: shooting, or viewing. This is so you can set the camera to view pics before taking them from the optical viewfinder and view pics once taken from the LCD or vice-versa.

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Canon powershot a540 black/web screen display


jvsnype and ygjeff21, have you checked to see if the pistures also come up as blank or distorted (a sure sign of a CCD failure)? If the pictures are OK, then it might be that you accidentally hit the DISP button, or the camera has a loose LCD ribbon cable connector. The reason I would suspect either is that ygjeff mentioned that the LCD would spring to life when he played with the buttons on the back of the camera.

If and only if the camera still takes good pics, and the DISP button has been checked, then would next recommend reseating the LCD ribbon cable into its connector (ALSO ONLY IF THE CAMERA IS NO LONGER UNDER WARRANTY). The following link may be of some help. Wouldn't recommend going any farther than the first three pictures. You just want to jiggle or reseat the ribbon cable where the LCD connects to the circuit board, nothing else:

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=251630

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Kodak CX7330. turns on but LCD screen is black and won't take a pic


It sounds like a bad connection on the ribbon cable of the LCD screen to the camera's motherboard. The fact that when you physically move the camera around and you can get the screen to then work, tells me something is loose inside.

Good luck!

- Jim

Jan 14, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare CX7330 Digital Camera

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