Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Pentax Optio E60. Everything has been fine until recently it has a blank screen in capture mode: no picture, no access to MODE or MENU. It will still take a picture but you have to switch to playback to see if it worked. Any ideas?


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The issue is the CCD imager inside is what fouled up on you. The CCD is what puts the image on the output display.
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\015\012The other thing it could be is the lcd display itself
\015\012take a flash light and point it at the display to see if you see anything if so the display needs to be changed out.
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\015\012Have you local camera shop look at it meanwhile so you can get a estimate of what your cost will be to get it fixed.
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The LCD and is ok, since you can view pictures in the playback mode. The CCD is ok, since the camera takes pictures. The problem has to lie in a bad capture mode switch, or the circuitry it engages, which is the CCD to the LCD (which could require a new main board). About all one can check without specialized equipment is the switch for dirt or oxidation on the contacts, which will require partial assembly. I've never heard of a problem exactly like this, so I'm sure it's going to be something tricky and out of the norm. Make sure you get an estimate before having it repaired.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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