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LCD Side Screen Display Not Displaying

All functions are working 100% except the LCD Display lights up White and not blue. The LCD does not display anything. However the touch screen keys function perfectly but the play, stop ,rewind, etc., buttons on the display also does not show up but I can work the unit by feel and watch the viewfinder or external tv monitor.
All other functions are 100% OK.
I will appreciate some help.
Thanks
Aslam Seedat, Durban South Africa
aslamseedat@webmail.co.za

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  • taruna05 Sep 26, 2008

    i have sony HC21E..LCD scrren is blank..i can see in viewfinder but nothing is visible on LCD screen

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