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LCD goes blank whether camera is on or off

I just got my T70 serviced last month but for some reason I'm having problems with the LCD and battery.

The LCD goes blank whether it's on or off, not showing nothing not even the shots left or whatnot. The battery contacts aren't corroded and the problem persists even when the batteries are new.

I've taken them out and put them back in a couple of times. Once in a while the LCD turns on again but blanks out soon after. What is wrong and has this anything to do with the back-up battery?

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  • sirath Jul 23, 2008

    Hi Allan,

    Thanks for the quick response! Relived to know that help is indeed out there. I do like the free part as servicing wasn't cheap the first time around and I suspect it's the root of the problem.

    But no, it's not a problem of the LCD connection to the camera. The entire camera flicks off with the LCD so I can't even take a picture or get any response from the camera. The LCD is just the clearest and easiest indicator of the camera problem as it should be on even when the camera is turned off.



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Hey sirath,
I know you just got the camera serviced, but from how you describe the issue I would say there is a problem with the connection of the LCD to the camera (i.e. a loose wire). I am assuming that the camera will still take a picture, but you just can't see anything on the LCD screen. If this is the case I would have it looked at by an authorized service technician, and I would bring it back to whomever worked on the camera before because it is possible that the previous repair caused the problem and if that is the case this repair would most likely be free. I hope this helps!

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