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LCD Panel doesn't work

I recently went to use my s5000 and I can't get my lcd to work. The eye piece evf is fine but I have been spoiled for to long. Is there a way to easily fix this, sucj as a light bulb or something. Or should I just use the eye piece viewfinder. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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It's amazing how a given day concentrates the exact same questions... one ady all the cellphones drop in a cup of coffee, and another everybody is pushed into a pool with their camera, and now everyones camera LCD is gone. Either the connection to your LCD was cut off, or the backlight went. Both shouldn't be expensive repairs, but with digital cameras I wouldn't be surprised if you get qouted with the usual 150 $ flat rate. The LCD is auxiliary i think, it's not like the lens mechanism or CCD died, and probably the screen doesn't need replacing, just the backlight. Get an estimate, if you're asking, then probably you won't be able to do it yourself(unless you find a step by step guide, and a good parts source). Good luck

Posted on Jun 26, 2006

  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2006

    Point a flash light into the LCD to find out if there's still a picture in there and it's really the backlight

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