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Monitor remains black

Hi, my monitor remains black when I turn the camera on, despite the fact that the shutter opens normally

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  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008

    the monitor remains black when i turn it on even though all the other settings work normally.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2008

    me too! everything else (preview,flash, sound) works perfectly (even when choosing cyan/red color)..but the screen/picture remains black..help!

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