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Black LCD i have a blank lcd with only camera controls but no picture

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  • kofinti2005 Aug 22, 2008

    Please no picture appears on digital screen. LCD of my sony cybershot DSC- S700 has a permanent black image.

  • marcran91 Aug 28, 2008

    lcd blank and it wont take any pictures

  • wildernessy Sep 05, 2008

    Model is DSC-S700. Old pictures on the camera show up just fine, but any new ones are black. The camera 'live' action is also black.

  • glennallison Dec 24, 2008

    When I turn camera on you can see screen come on for a few sec then goes blank is there a master reset to try?

  • Sajin86 Feb 23, 2009

    When I switch on the camera i get a black screen with flash symbol and the central focusing square.

  • daviac74 Mar 16, 2009

    WHEN I TURN ON THE CAMERA, THE SCREEN IS PITCH BLACK AND WON'T TAKE ANY PICTURES.

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Please let me know exact model number of your camera to help you.

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