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Samsung digimax 360 lens/lcd problem

RANDOMLY my digital camera (samsung digimax 360) has just stopped working - well in the sense that the lcd screen shows only black instead of whatevers in front of me - as if the lense was covered, but it is still opening. The LCD screen isnt broken as it still displays the samsung logo etc... when i take the photo it says "low light" and the picture is just of complete blackness. Jessops where i bought it from tells me i'll have to pay them £40 just for a repair quote, and my insurance excess is £50, so i'm halfway to a new camera if i pay all that. I've been told i can send it into samsung and they'll do me a quote for free but i wondered if there was something i'm missing (yes i've taken the batteries out, and reset it, with no luck). Cheers!

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  • Rowan Willmore Apr 29, 2007

    yes, sell on ebay for very little money and buy a new one!

  • Rowan Willmore Apr 29, 2007

    yes, buy a new camera!

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    I have the same camera and it is doing the exact thing as yours. Displays the logo fine and will display pictures that are already taken on the disk. I have already purchased a new one but the Samsung took better pictures. I would have it fixed if it didn't cost too much. I could probably do it my-self if I had the parts..Did you ever get yours fixed? Cheers...

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    i`ve got the exact same thing on my camera too! the logos, the icons, picture playback
    works fine, but it acts like it has a lens cap on it making it blind.

    i`ve tried different menus, batteries, cards, cleaning the lens, everything. won`t work. just takes black photos

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See this post....
samsung camera problems
turns out there is a problem with a chip in the camera that breaks.
it costs about $200US to fix
dozens of other models and customers have the same problem.

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Whilst it's nice to know it's a chip, which one, and is it related to the very badly flowsoldered pec I have found? This makes it a manufactures problem and should be addresed. The fact that the solder paste makes it hang in untill past warrenty is not on IMHO.

May I also suggest saying to just sell on eBay is NOT quite playing cricket as some youngster (as I know) will end up buying with little pocket monies and then be very upset. Sorry, my opinion.

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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