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No image through view finder or LCD

I haven't used my dsc717 for a few months, last week I switched it on only to find no picture !! It plays back pics stored on memory stick ok.

When the camera is turned on the view finder goes blank or a series of white
bands flashes intermittently however, the date,time,Spd, and all of data will show. The camera will play back old images just fine. I've changed out the
battery and have switched out several cards and have gone through all of
trouble shooting procedures in the manual. Also, I've set everything back to
the default settings.
Yes, I have the same problem with a similar Nikon camera (5700).

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  • John nordin Feb 25, 2009

    I also have same problem but I have no pictures to see if they can be seen.

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Here is the ccd advisory for the Nikon:
http://www.nikonusa.com/email_images/nikonusa/service_advisory/coolpix.html

The Sony may have the same problem, Search on the Internet for key words:
Sony DSC717 ccd advisory. This camera was made in the time when the ccds had a problem (1999 to 2002).
You may want to call Sony for this one.
Sony made the ccds for many brands including Canon, Nikon and many others.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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