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Blank lcd screen

LCD screen is blank in both the picture and playback mode .

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  • shaunott Feb 15, 2008

    yes

  • shaunott Feb 15, 2008

    yes

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Are you able to take a picture and then download it to a PC?



    If so, I may have a solution to your question.



    - Jim

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Did you accidentally hit the DISP button (bottom left button) ?

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