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LCD screen is dark with distorted images

Please help! I've looked through the GL2 manual and cannot find a way to reset the defaults. Can you help? The LCD screen is VERY dark -can hardly see the shot and the images are purple (almost as if an effect has been applied).

Is there a way to get it back to a regular setting again? The camcorder is only 3 months old. Please advise! I appreciate it!

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  • bpickup Jan 18, 2009

    my picture is also very dark and looks like some sort of pixelation, hue effect has been added. Im pretty sure a ccd is broke or pixles are broke. not sure how much a repair for this would cost

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This sounds like the back light has failed. Given that this is only a few months old, I would bring it back for an examination +/or exchange.
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