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I have a praktica dc32 and there is no image in the view finder could you please tell me if the camera can be serviced or is it no good any more if it can be serviced how much will it cost many thanks mr hooper

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It is impractical to let this camera be fixed.

piece of advise? buy a new camera. there will be a very big price difference if you buy a new one compared to havng your cam serviced...

viewfinder replacement... =
labor cost... =
hidden charges for chip ugrades..=
total: _______
buy a new one

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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    earl norman llanera Mar 24, 2008

    follow up!

    sorry for that blunt advise i just gave you there.

    anyway, im just concern on the money you wil spend on to refurbishing your camera which i just have said "impractical".



    anyway, to answer your question. the price for actually spending repairs for your camera will ranger not less than 100$ up to 300$ depending on the conditions too.



    again. i apologize for the sudden "blunt" advise there. and thanks for using fixya

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This camera does not have an LCD, and I don't think it is worth fixing even though it is digital, My advice is to go and buy a new camera since the price of digital cameras are down quite a bit and you can find a decent one for under $200 for sure and it would be a good investment plus you can use the memory card from this camera and use it in the new camera, good luck on whatever you do but since the model is also discontinued, a new camera wouldn't be a bad idea, good luck on whatever you decide to do and please don't forget to rate this solution

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 24, 2008

    If you have any further questions on this topic, feel free to post them, thank you

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 24, 2008

    correction, this camera does not have a large LCD like many digital
    cameras, and instead of using the LCD, the viewfinder is used, I prefer
    LCD viewing for taking the pictures and upgrading to a camera with a
    large LCD screen

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 26, 2008

    How is this coming along, have you found a solution to your problem? Let us know if you need any further help and please don't forget to rate this solution

    Thank you

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Hello there

A work in progress.

Buy a more sophisticated camera or get used to your digicam's quirky ways, which probably includes an optical viewfinder that produces a tiny image and images that are not always accurately framed. Beyond that, keep in mind that photography is both an art and a science. The image you think you see when you're shooting may not be what the camera is actually recording. Having a fancier camera will not necessarily result in better pictures. Take a photo class at the local community college or find a talented photographer who's willing to take a critical look at your photos.

Regards,
pincer

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    as an additonal info:



    Digital cameras are not perfect. But the future is bright and you can count on certain things: Today's camera problems will be resolved, innovation will increase digital photo capabilities, and one of your kids will always have a goofy look on his face when you're trying to snap the perfect family photo. So keep snapping

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Please press the disp button once or twice

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Mar 24, 2008

    this is a common problem many of them encounter.

    press disp button once or twice.

    if no display then do a hard reset by removing the battery for few hours.

    even if no display means the LCD may have gone faulty.

    taking it to the company service center is advisable.

    thank you

    good luck


  • dewan nafees ahmed Mar 24, 2008

    @pincer plz come to lounge

    thank you

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