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Screen damage? no problems in two years until today after shooting several "best shot" in monochrome, then returning to regular shooting position in color. no drops ever and only gentle usage. I turned it off and put camera away, then on turning it back on, the LED screen displays one-third solid white, one-third grey and only one third (bottom) of actual image. it also has an odd black "lips" image across the middle of top half. various colored lines across the bright part. I took battery out for a while, and shot more pictures using view finder, but display remains same--somehow damaged. any help out there?

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This problem can be sent to the manufacturer if you still have your warranty...this cameras strength is its weakness the LCD is virtually unprotected. cost of repair is more than cost of used replacement.

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Hi,

Most probably a faulty LCD display. Repairable and replaceable.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. If you are considering a DIY (do-it-yourself), pls post back or should you need additional information otherwise you might be better off seeking the services of a qualified professional.

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You may try resetting the camera, go to the MENU then navigate to the setup tab the last item is Reset Camera. before you do this make sure that the memory card is not inserted.

if this should not work, you may try to load the firmware for the unit if it is available like other models, i will try to check on it too.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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    this is the link where you will be able ot download the firmware and steps to do it.

    Exilim Firmware Upgrade

    if this did not work, you may then result to getting the LCD repaired / replaced.

    hope this helps.


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This is a clear problem of total death of the LCD screen.

you will have to replace the full screen.

no other go.

thank you

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 12, 2008

    but i would suggest one small repair before replacing the full screen.

    change the LCD interface bus cable.

    this can also be causing this problem.

    but we are not sure if your model uses a bus cable to connect to board. if this is a interface problem this wont cost you much for repair.

    if it is the LCD then its surely going to cost more.

    more over get it done by a authorized service center. because you can trust them.

    please post back in case if you have any more questions.

    thank you

    please dont forget to accept the solution.


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