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Blind camera when I switch on thre no picture on lcd screen only the instruction of the camera the screen is ok and when Itry o take a photo is simlpy black photo I get thanks

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  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    Have the same problem too. Whats CCD? Could it be repaired?


  • kokegulper Aug 02, 2008

    have the same problem. A blind Powershot A20! Can It be repaired?Thanks

  • josbaonline May 12, 2009

    I dont think its a ccd problem, I think it is a diapraghm problem, like stucked.

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Try display button on camera panel

if photos come as simply black then most probably your CCD is dead

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Instructions , how to delete pictures, thank you


Hello and Welcome

To delete the pictures from your Fuji FinePix A330 Digital Camera follow the given steps:

  • On the back of your camera, move the switch down from the red camera symbol to the green arrow symbol.
  • On the top of your camera, press the POWER button.
  • Using the left and right arrow keys on the back of your camera, move through your photos to select the first photo you want to delete.
  • On the back of your camera, press MENU/OK.
  • Using the arrow key pointing up, select FRAME and then press MENU/OK.
  • You will now see, on your screen, the words ERASE OK? Press MENU/OK.
  • The camera will automatically ask you if you want to erase the next photo. If you do, press MENU/OK, but if you don't, press the BACK button
You have done it.
I hope it will be helpful for you
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To whom it may concern, Slightly blurred red/pinkish LCD screen when camera is switched on. If I look at pic's taken before this happened they look ok on LCD screen. 1 week ago I switched the camera on...


Do the pictures still look this way when they are downloaded to your computer or just when played back on the camera screen? Was the camera exposed to high heat (like being left in a hot car)?

Mar 08, 2011 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

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Hi Suddenly my g11 is blind lcd is working but camera doesn't see anything lcd is black in all modes like electronic courtain does not open exposing sensor all other functions are seems to be...


There is two ways to view your "taking picture" with the LCD and with the viewfinder, you can shut the LCD off to save battery power and use the viewfinder and that is what I think has happened. a touch of the DISP button and it will switch from the LCD to the viewfinder. here is a diagram

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With you saying the LCD is working for functions but not for taking pictures this is what I suspect is the problem.

Jan 20, 2011 | Canon PowerShot G11 Digital Camera

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Hi! My camera is no longer taking proper photos. The photos have lines like it appears to be taken through vertical blinds. I tried a new set of batteries and same thing.


Hi if you print the photos off they will be fine the problem you are having is with the lcd screen this is on its way out, the problem with this is that know one will replace the screen for you as the cost of repair will out way the cost of the camera.

the only solution you have is to get a new camera i know its not the news you want to hear but their isnt anywhere that will repair this for you.

you can still use it and print the pictures off and they wll be just fine but their is no way of getting it fixed unless you can do the work yourself and you buy a damaged camera for the spares its not easy but can be done.

please let me know if you need further assistance ok

plz rate this post as i have a whole page of unrated posts

Aug 26, 2010 | GE A730 Digital Camera

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LCD monitor is not working ( the photo taken is not displayed on the LCD screen whereas other details like AUTO, S/L/M, no of photos can be taken are displayed) pl. help


One of two possible things. First try pressing the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD screen on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. If this doesn't fix the problem...
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, sometimes with lines, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.

Aug 08, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A580 Digital Camera

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LCD screen is black-cannot take photos


A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see the following for further info and a simple fix that may help: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/05/simple-fix-for-stuck-shutter.html

Jul 16, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare CX7330 Digital Camera

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LCD screen black, no viewed image displayed.


Hold down the display button for a few seconds...

It worked on my Caplio R7 which was doing this all weekend...

hope this helps

Jul 31, 2008 | Ricoh Caplio R30 Digital Camera

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LCD and Pictures have horizontal lines all over them.


Hmmm... your batteries ok? i had this recently and changed my NMHI batterys and cured it...

Jul 21, 2008 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6 Digital Camera

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Photos have horizontal lines


Ok, first of all......when you transfer the pictures to a computer are the blue lines still in the picture? Also if you reset the camera does the image still come out white?

A lot of times what happens is that there is nothing wrong with the actual picture it is the lcd. When you transfer the picture it looks ok you are only seeing the blue lines on the lcd. That means that the lcd is going out. If you transfer the picture and the blue lines are still in the picture after transfer then we can try to reset the camera as there is something else going on besides the lcd. More that likely it is just an lcd that needs to be replaced.

With a white image that usually means that the white balance is off on the camera. I would recommend resetting the camera and then try retaking some pictures to see if they are still coming out white. If they are then you would have to send the camera in to be repaired.

Jun 22, 2008 | Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera

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Help... white lines


I also have the same problem! I absolutely love this camera but suddenly out of the blue I have stripy lines on the screen that look like you are looking through a venetian blind. I have contacted Fuji but they say it will cost £99 to repair or have offered £50 discount on any other camera. I just want my F460 working ok. Please, please can anyone help us?

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