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Message on LCD screen

When I turn my digital camera on a message appears on the LCD screen thAT says "message no picture" and will not do anything. Can anyone help me.

Posted by Mary Ashbaugh on

  • Mary Ashbaugh Jul 07, 2007

    I tried this and just get a black LCD screen. I got this camera from someone else and didn't get a manual. Any idea where I might get a manual on line? Or any other suggestions of what I might try.

  • Mary Ashbaugh Jul 08, 2007

    It did come with a memory card. Do you think that maybe I need to get a new one? I bought the camera for my son at a yard sale, so I can't get the manual, but I can try to download one. Thank you for all your help. I really appreciate it.

    The screen is just black. No shadows. The only time I get anything on the LCD screen is when the message appears.



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'No Picture' usually means just that. There are no images in the memory. So go take some pictures. Check you have the control to the picture taking mode and not the Viewing mode Give the manual a good read.

Posted on Jul 06, 2007

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2007

    Tell us more about the 'black screen'
    does it show anything at all- are there shadowy images showing with no light on.
    Do you have a memory card inserted?
    did it come with a memory card?
    Can you go back to the person you got it from and ask for the manual and software disk.
    Go to the Pentax web side - manuals are availaboe for download there.
    Also try the Pentax Tech Support Team

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2007

    Try the Pentax Support team - they know their cameras best- my answers can in the main be only of a general nature



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