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Prob with black lcd display

Help! My lcd display is black, can take pics but they come out black, flash activates each time. Problem happened whilst taking a pic up close to a mosquito screen with view beyond. How do I resolve? Thanks Nicky

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  • kesselhahn Jul 20, 2008

    I have taken the chassis of, but everything seems to be ok inside.

    I have tried all settings, and all works fine, exept for making a picture thats not black.

    Pictures on memcard are visible in lcd.

    Information is visible in lcd.

    Tried if there is a software update, but unfortunately not.

    Plz help

    Thanks in advance

  • silani Jul 31, 2008

    The lcd suddenly went black. I was able to download all photos on the camera, and any photos taken after the lcd went black.......were black.(duh) but I had to try it....

  • amason1954 Nov 03, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem as this gentleman.

  • cvasullivan Jan 20, 2009

    Hi,
    I have the same problem, why is it doing this?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    idk how 2 fix it

  • Jennifer_Cam Mar 23, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem. Camera was working fine up until 1 week ago, suddenly display is black, and any photos taken are black. Flash works as it should. Batteries fine. Existing photos on memory card are fine. I have swapped batteries and swappe memory cards, problem persists. March 2009

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    EXACTLY the same issue. And as far as that "solution" I tried this and yeah, I could see the light before I took the picture, but it came out black as the others... so how is that supposed to help?

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Try shining a very bright (Preferably an ultrabright LCD) flashlight directly into the lens while the camera is on. Hold it there for a few moments. Do you see anything on the display yet?

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