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Sony DSC-F717 I have a Sony DSC-F717 camera which has worked well(except for the incredibly slow record time in TIFF) until now. The camera stays dark as if the shutter is stuck. I can turn the camera on, see the readings(battery, memory space etc.), view images previously recorded on the memory stick ? but not see anything through the lens, either on LCD or through the Finder. Is something locked up or stuck and how do I unlock it?

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  • waltercacho Aug 13, 2008

    I have the same problem with my camera. Turn it on and nothing. It powers up but theres nothing on the screen.. I've read that it maybe the ccd and if it is. How much to repaire? or what options do I have??

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CCD is DEAD

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