Question about Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
Does the camera take pictures?
If you take the camera near a lamp, can you just about see menu items on the LCD?
If so, it's possible that the backlight ribbon cable slipped out of the socket. To check open up the back of the case and carefully lift it up a bit just to see the ribbon cables. The narrow one is used for backlight. Try to disconnect it (open the tiny black flap in the connector) and connect it again (close the black flap). Have a quick look at the connectors on the ribbon cable and make sure they are clean. If it still doesn't work I'm afraid most probably you have a faulty backlight and will need to replace either the whole LCD (easy) or just the backlight (fairly fiddly job). In any case, you'll probably need a donor camera (ebay ;) to scavenge for replacement LCD.
Posted on Nov 05, 2009
Try taking the lens cap off
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
For how long is the black screen displayed? If it is displayed for only a few seconds then it should be OK.
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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