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Black screen when camera is turned on - Digital Cameras

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  • carchased Aug 31, 2008

    black screen here too!

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    when turned on the screen shows the displays but not a picture

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    Same here... the dispay information works but there is no display image, just a black screen.

  • ilas_24 Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same problem and this is my second camera that is doing this. I received the first Camera in May as a wedding present. My sister-in-law took it back to the store in June. We got the same exact camera replaced and last night (12/8/08) I was taking pictures and it did it again. I don't know what to do and I cannot seem to find any answers on to how to fix it. I doubt I will go buy a new one. I am thinking I am going back to Kodak!

  • Phat Tay-da Dec 22, 2008

    Can only take blackscreen, review old pic and new blkscreen pics whats the solution?

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    i have the same prob

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    WTF?

  • lcgrady Feb 14, 2009

    I have the same problem with this camera. The problem came on gradually, however. The screen would go black intermittently. Now it stays black. I can see menu options and look at old photos, but the screen is blank in camera mode and will only take blank pictures. I suspect a faulty CCD or a faulty connection to the CCD is the problem. Canon had this problem with earlier models and even had a free repair program in response. Unfortunately, this model does not seem to be included in the free repair program.

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    I have the same problem ='[
    and i really need it fixed asap cuz i have 2 photography projects due soon ='[


  • abcd12349863 Feb 25, 2009

    all of a sudden, my screen is black. I have full functionality of menus and can review pics but my screen is black.



    I tried following the guide instructions but no help there as explanation was it was just a black screen open image..This did not work..Any ideas please help...

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    damn.. are we screwed?? i tryed poking every button on it and wasn't able to get it fixed...any one with luck out there???

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    Had the same problem. Read the comments here and gave the lens a few gentle taps...and it's working again.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    my casio screen is black

  • kostyal_adri Nov 22, 2009

    I have a Panasonic DMC-LS60 and suddently the screen got black, doesnt respond and when i turn on it goes black screen, it only responds to print mode and playback. pls tell me what could i do, thx

  • sbrown-20 Nov 29, 2009

    thank you for your suggestions! I had a black screen too on my Sony W80 which came on suddenly - everything worked except the screen - took black pictures. I tried tapping on the lens, like suggested, and it works! Don't know for how long but thank you thank you thank you!

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Hi.. I also had this problem with canon ixus 75. i took it to the service center and they just knocked its lens(lightly) when it was on ON mode, then suddenly the screen started working.
But he said that u should use it on regular basis for few days and if the problem occurs again. then we will have to change the sensor, I think he said sensor or something like that.

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I too had a black screen with all settings display available. Tapped the lens in on position and it started working. dsc-w90

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I had the black screen too... the camera settings still worked on the screen but there was no picture. I tried tapping directly on the front of the lens kind of hard & got a few white lines to flash across but no luck... Ultimately I ended up shaking the hell out of my camera to get the screen to come back on. If I jiggle the entire mechanical lens portion it will come back on as well. I'm going to try to use my camera a lot the next few days like someone suggested to see if that helps long term!

Posted on Jun 27, 2010

Same here, can scroll through old pictures but cannot take new ones unless i take a picture of the black screen. help?

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My camera when i turn on the screen show black i can't see any thing even the menu. i changed all batteries working the light is on but cant see anything. i don't know what to do

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