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Black screen Turn on the camera, the start screen shows up, then it turns black when ready to get pictures taken. Tried going through all menus, can see all menus just fine, didnt mess with anything. Tried every setting, still, nothing. Also, can see all saved pictures, and the other lens was cleaned off.

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  • khein1985 May 07, 2009

    Sorry, forgot to explain further... cant see what pictures i take NOW with the black screen, only old ones saved.

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Try cycling through the Display button until you're able to view photo to be taken.

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Try to take pictures even the LCD is black, if you can review the pictures you just took, your camera is ok. find 'DISP' button, press it to turn LCD on.
there is a post for your reference
http://www.myfixtips.com/blog/digital-camera/general-qa/no-display-on-lcd-screen-112.htm

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