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Black LCD screen

You asked me if it was under warranty. It's been over two years. I don't think so. Isn't there anything I can try on my own?

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  • delsey Jun 29, 2008

    We do not have a multimeter. In desperation my husband opened the back of the camera and looked at everything (maybe jiggled the orange ribbon) Now the shutter lets it some light and takes funny pictures with stripes.

    I think we paid about$250 for the camera. We could take it to a local camera shop and get an estimate.

    Any advice? Thanks a lot!!

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Hi guys. If an LZ1/2 camera has a black lcd screen, the problem is most likely that the flex(orange ribbon) from the CCD is loose in its connector. If this flex is a little skew it will give a strange picture. I normally make shure the flex is properly inserted before using a tiny amount of contact adhesive to hold the securing clip in position.

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Do you have a multimeter? do you want to open the camera? None of these things I recommend unless you are fully aware of what you are doing and have had experience doing it before. How much was the camera? You could try and get an estimate on how much it would be to repair the camera.
Keep me posted,
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