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Powershot pro1 viewfinder show blank white

My viewfinder not working simply shows blank screen ....

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  • billythewiz Jul 15, 2008

    Thanks I know that , but all I see in the viewfinder is a blank white screen

  • billythewiz Jul 15, 2008

    Hi thanks
    Yes it was working .
    I bought it secondhand from ebay a few days ago.
    It looks well looked after and came with the original box etc and invoice ,originally purchased 2006 july
    I was fiddling with the iso and white balance when it happened.

    Thanks
    Billy


  • billythewiz Jul 16, 2008

    Hi

    The Camera is working and takes good pictures , the LCD stil works , it is just the digital veiwfinder that doesnt work.

    Regards
    Billy


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Hi
When the LCD screen is open the viewfinder will switch of and when it is closed the viewfinder will switch on. You can switch between the two by pressing Monitor select button to the left of the Eyepiece (Viewfinder). as you look at the back of the camera.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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  • Glenn Upton-Fletcher Jul 15, 2008

    Hi
    I presume you have had this working properly in the past. How old is the camera itself? What was the last thing you did with the camera before this problem started?

    Regards


  • Glenn Upton-Fletcher Jul 16, 2008

    Hi
    From what i gather it is just the screen. Would this be correct? If it still powers on have you tried to take any photos with it? Is so have you transfeered thenm to your computer, and what are the results like?

    Regards


  • Glenn Upton-Fletcher Jul 17, 2008

    Hi
    Well, from what i can tell the ability to chnage from the LCD to the viewfinder should be as suggested earlier, and it seems you have tried this as well. I may have to concede that it may be in need of attention from an Authourised dealer.

    Regards


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