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LCD screen Why is the LCD screen black? It is showing that it has power but the screen is totally black. I charged it and still nothing. Thanks

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Re: LCD screen - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera Digital Cameras

Sir, this is CCD problum u replace ur ccd

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I have a canon power shot s1 and the lcd screen is black and only shows the icons i take a picture and it shows nothing

Contact Canon at 1-800-OK-Canon. They issued a service advisory for this problem (CCD) and will repair it for you at no charge.

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black screen blur image showing cannot see subject to be photographed when camera power on,if press to take photo nothing shows, just black screen. it was fine one minute then nothing the next. battery is fully charged, memory card ok.

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No image on LCD while all else seems normal.

Go here:

Sony had a certain issue with the CCD chip on this camera. If it's this issue, they'll fix it free plus $20 until March 2010.

Dec 12, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 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. Mr.Tracy Johnson

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Nothing shows on viewing screen

I had something like this occur with a minot mini video camera only it locked up in the "On" setting, meaning I could see a display on the screen but could not turn it off. I suggest you look very closely for a reset hole at the bottom somewhere, a place where a safety pin or the straightened end of a paper clip could be inserted. If no Reset can be found, then try holding in the Power On/Off for as long as 90 seconds. This may clear the problem. I would also suspect no power due to low charge or no charge on the battery, battery installed incorrectly, or battery not charged up.

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LCD Display Blank

I have a sony cybershot DSC-S650, the LCD was very dark and could not see anything except if I pointed it at a bright object, everything else worked ok. I could take pictures but could barely see them in playback as well.

I took it to Sony authorised repair outlet and was told the CCD was damaged, they charged me USD $55 to repair it (in Quito, Ecuador)

Jul 31, 2008 | HP Photosmart R607 Digital Camera

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LCD Display Blank

CCD malfunction, common with Sony manufactured CCD chips. You are in luck, its a free repair regardless of warranty date.

Feb 12, 2008 | Digital Cameras

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LCD Screen Black/Blank. ? ? ?

Perhaps you have quick view turned off in the setup menus. There's no way the CCD is the problem as the camera takes pictures.

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Camera showing/taking distorted images

According to many respected sources with far more expertise than myself, the symptoms you are describing also fall within the realm of Canon CCD failure. In Canon's Service Notice: CCD Image Sensor Advisory, they outline the most common symptoms (distorted images, LCD showing only a black screen, etc.). They have conveniently limited the description to the bare minimum. More symptoms of the failing CCD include: pictures appearing on LCD show up with severe color variations (pink-purplish or green tint), colored "streaks" or "lines" throughout pictures, and wavy distortions in image. Most of these symptoms include the color variations, but not always. The lines or waves can appear in any direction and with varying degrees of severity. Some LCDs do not go black, but turn totally purple. Here is a link to a very informative article that should clear up any questions you might have.
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If nothing else, call the Canon Customer Support Center at 1-800-828-4040. They will ask questions to identify whether or not you are having the same symptoms as described in the Product Advisory. I have been through this twice, and both times they were very nice and very helpful. Even if you don't qualify for the free repair, it didn't cost a thing to find out.
I hope this has been helpful.

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Casio Exilim EX-S500 screen is black when turned on

you camera shutter is stuck at close position, you will need to open
the thing up to repair.


As for the totally dark screen, either your LCD or driver board is bad. You will need to open and replace the broken part.

Nov 15, 2007 | Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

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