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Picture is always black

When I try to take a photo, the lens focuses appropriately and the shutter sounds, but the image which shows up on the camera is never there. I have tried hooking it up to the computer to see if there is an issue with the screen, but there isn't.

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  • bergench Jun 23, 2008

    Yup. Once upon a time the camera worked great. Also to clarify a bit on the problem, i realized after fussing with it a great deal that it picks up very bright images, such as when i take a picture of a turned on lamp. Even at that however, the image is darker than it should be by a lot. Thank you so much for any advice you can give me!

  • bergench Jun 24, 2008

    i have a can of compressed air but no idea where the sensor is.

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Is there a picture on the memory card?



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I have the same problem.

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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It could be that the sensor might be blocked or dirty. Do you have a way of cleaning those?

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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