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I cleared the DCIM from my VPC-5500 Sanyo. Now the camera will turn on but only has a black screen regardless of the mode setting.

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\015\012Connect the memory card to the computer using a card reader and create a folder names DCIM on the card. Reconnect the memory card to the camera and check if it helps.
\015\012I will have to check in my camera for the same settings. if the issue persists then let me know.
This might seem like a stupid question, but have you removed the lens cap?\015\012
When the camera won't turn on or shows black screen check the\015\012batteries. Connect camera to an AC adapter. Remove all batteries,\015\012disconnect AC adapter, wait a minute, reinsert batteries and reconnect\015\012adapter. Recharge batteries only as described in the user's manual.Turn\015\012on camera. If the camera gets wet, turn it off if it's on. Remove all\015\012batteries and media. Let it dry completely for at least 24 hours before\015\012reinserting batteries.\015\012\015\012\015\012
\015\012if the above method doesnt fix ur problem... its likely ur ccd or the ribbon cable....\015\012
\015\012You've probably got something as simple as a ribbon cable loose in the\015\012
camera. Beware though dismantling is a serious task unless you have\015\012
experience. \015\012
\015\012also ccd might have gone loose....
the CCD is often connected in such a simple, analog-esqe, way\015\012
that disconnecting it doesn't cause an error, just a black screen.
\015\012testing the ribbon cable or ccd wud require some hindsight into the optics of digital cameras... i wudnt advice u to do it urself unless ur comfortable with doing it....\015\012
\015\012thank you for using fixya...\015\012have a nice day\015\012
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