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Black viewfinder and screen

The camera only show black through the viewfinder window or the view screen. What could be causing this? I can view already captured pictures on the screen, but cannot capture a new picture by the screen or viewfinder.

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  • charleneSaiz Feb 27, 2008

    i have just bought this camera and have barley used it. When taking pictures i get nothing but black? please advise

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2008

    black view finder

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Most likely it is a mechanical failure such that the reflection mirror does not return back to its normal position, then blocking any light to the viewfinder.

Check this by unmounting the lens. If so, you may have to consider a repair operation.

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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