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Jvc mini dv camcorder is telling me that the lens cap is on when it is not and therefore, all i can see is black!


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Jvc mini dv camcorder is telling me that the lens cap is on when it is not and therefore, all i can see is black!


This is a duplicate. See response in initial posting. ... Digital Cameras

I have a jvc mini dv GR-D23EK camcorder. It usually works absolutely fine but I have gone to use it after it being charged and you cannot see anything through the lens. It is picking up and recording sound but it keeps on telling me that the lens cap needs removing and it already has been. The screen is black and it is not picking any picture up through the eye part either? Can you help?


Hi,\015\012JVC camera has common issue with CCD Imager defects. Please mention correct model and your country name to provide you further help as JVC has free repair scheme for few models. I couldn't find GR-D23EK. Just as reference, click ... JVC Digital Cameras

Jvc mini dv camcorder, telling me that the lens cap is on, when it is not


The iris is stuck inside the lens assembly. This is not a home repair. This unit should be taken to a JVC authorized service center.\015\012Dan ... Digital Cameras

LCD Display I haven't used my canon for a while - I've just turned it on and though the LCD display works to show pictures I've taken and the settings screen - I can't see anything in it when I take a picture (it's just black) when I press the Disp button it just switches from a black screen to the settings screen - please tell me what I can do so that I can see the image in the LCD before I take the picure. Thanks for your help


As far as I am aware, the 400D doesn't have a live preview mode.What you are describing is perfectly normal and is how 99% of digital SLR cameras behave.Are you sure it used to do this?Matt ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

I received a Leica Digilux 2 from a relative and i cant seem to see anything thru the viewfinder or the lcd screen. Its just black. Is the shutter not open? I can see all the numbers and settings around the lcd screen border and can take pictures and video but the pictures are just black. The lens cap is off so thats not the problem.


Open the back of the camera.\012**** the camera as if you were advancing the film.\012While looking in the back, push the shutter release, like you were taking a photo.\012\012You see the mirror flip up and glimpse a flash of light as the camer ... Leica Digilux 2 Digital Camera

I can see the pictures I've taken on the camera just fine, but when I turn my camera on to take a new picture, I cannot see all of the scene because 1/2 of it is blocked by a black portion, so I guess you are telling me, I have bad CCD sensor. I need to check and see when I bought my camera at walmart and see if it is still under warrenty. Thanks!!


Hi,Let me know model number and brand of your camera to understand why its giving you half correct picture and rest is black.Thanks. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Sony Pro Hi8 V6000e Camcorder. I have a problem with this Camcorder. I inserted a recorded Hi8 cassette to play and view the cassette recently, but the cassette wouldn't play. I cannot even it eject it now from the Camcorder, because it is stuck. Please tell me how do I eject this cassette. Also, now the video camera is showing black screen with a vertical white line running horizontally and no exterior image/picture through the lens can be seen from the viewfinder. Please advise.


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Black screen The screen is black when I turn the camera on, both on the flip out screen and if I use the view port...and yes, the lense cap is on. I have a Canon Power shot S21S and my view finder is black, but I can see the pictures I have already taken just fine when I switch the camera over to playback.


Sounds like you have a bad CCD. You can try contacting Canon to check out your options on how to get this repaired. Unfortunately the S2IS is not on their CCD recall list of cameras. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

Black photos When I turn on my camera (Nikon Coolpix S5, I believe), I can access old photos and see the symbols that are usually on the screen when it used to take photos. However, if I take a photo with it, it is just black. The camera flashes and acts like it has taken a photo. There is no lens cap, so that is not the problem. Is the camera simply broken?


This is unfortunately one ccd fault...you must change the ccd of the camera. it s possible to find the entire lens block in international seller for many types of camera...search if you can find your lens to a good price and prove to change it alone ... Digital Cameras

Samsung camcorder Hi, I have a samsung video camcorder model VP-D107i which has only been used several times. I needed to use it last week to video my husbands funeral service and after charging the battery the cam wouldn't turn on at all, won't eject the tape, won't do anything, it just ticks like a clock. I have many memories on the mini dv tapes that I can't see without it. Help me please!


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Black screen hi, my finepix z1 was working fine but i didnt charge it for 3 weeks and it whent dead, when i charged it again and turned it on the screen was black and the pictures i take are purpuish and can hardly tell what it is, i can still see the old pictures and downloaded to my computer fine, i tried to reset it and still wont work, i took the battery off and put it back in and still wont work or record anything


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My camera only has a black screen. Battery fine, checked all settings, no camera lens capon. Acts like there is a camera lens cap on, completely black. However, put in another card and can see pictures taken. I have reset it numerous times.


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Encore S-P2009HD1 4 GB USB 2.0 Keychain Mini SPY Pinhole Digital Camera, Ultra Video Mini-DV Micro Camcorder, and Voice Recorder (Black) spy cam need owners manuel


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I see a Black line on the LCD screen in my Canon A2000IS that is always present. (I am able to see it even when I switch off the camera). Its not affecting the pictures taken but its kinda blocking my view when I try to take in the pictures. The line is a horizontal one almost in the middle of the LCD screen. Could someone please help me and tell how to get rid of this? Thanks..


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When i look through the lens cap or side screen it is black, and tells me to keep putting the lens cap on


Check the manual ans the use of controls.It is likely you have the camera set to the Upload image setting. ... JVC Digital Cameras

My Kodak V1233, isn't working right. If I turn it on, it will only turn on a second and extend the lense and then shuts off (it's fully charged). I can eventually get to take pictures, if I start by hitting the favorite button, and then the camcorder button and then quickly hitting the the camera button. I can take pictures, but can't see them, I only see a black screen. The camera will not power off this way. If I take the battery out, and then put it back in, and hit the favorite button,


I have had the exact same problem this seems to be a common flaw in this model i do not suggest any one purchase the V1233 ... Kodak EasyShare V1233 Digital Camera

Hi I have a JVC digital video camera GR-D53. My problem is that when you go to record the phrase lense cap on shows oup even though the lense cap has been taken off. You cannot see anything, just a black screen. I would appreciate any help. The camera is only 4ys old & I really want to use it next week for my sons 2nd birthday. Thanks Erica


Rang a few repairers & was advised by all that it is a common problem & that it relates to the CCD chip, which will need to be replaced. I am now waiting for the camera to return to me(it's only been 2 days). ... Digital Cameras

Camera is acting as though there is a lens cap over the lens. Cannot see pictures in LCD. All pictures come out blank (black). Can view pictures on the LCD taken on memory card previous to the malfunction. Also, looking into the lens I can see that th shutter is moving when snapping a picture.


Yours is a broken CCD-chip - like ours.hardly any good-used for the F700/710/810 avail anywhereanother new (used) camera is my best advice - repairing a busted CCD aint worth your time / money / efforts. ... Fuji FinePix F700 Digital Camera

Lcd display not working on nikon d40. When we turn on the camera, and take off the lens cap, the lcd display is black. we can use the viewfinder to take a photo. We can view the image after taking the photo, but can not see the image prior to taking the picture.


The D40 works the same way SLRs have worked for the past half century. Only recently have dSLRs acquired a "Live-View" capability, where you see the image on the LCD monitor instead of through the viewfinder.I realize this probably wasn't ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Hi, my Samsung Mini DV Camcorder is giving me problems. In playback mode it will play everything on the tape, but when in capture/filming mode the LCD screen and viewfinder go black. Is this a problem with the imaging sensor? Is there a way I can do a test to find out what the problem is? Thanks


Try to insert a new Mini DV tape and try recording and viewing... if the problem still there then you will have to take it to the service ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

When I turn my camara on the LCD shows no image of what Im aimming the camera at. when I take a photo no image is captured, its just black But I can see video and pictures I have stored on the memory card. My camera acts as if it had a lens cap on it. Can you help?


It's likely that your camera's shutter is stuck in the closed position. Some owners have reported "fixing" this problem by firmly tapping the camera several times on a hard surface, but that can also result in more serious camera damage. The only s ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

My JVC Everio Handycam 30gb is telling me the lens cap is on when it's not. The screen is always black.


Me too ;-( Support told me to send it back - they have an extended warranty for exactly those cases... ... Digital Cameras

Kodak c300 I can't see the subject in the view screen, therefore the pictures are black


Whenever this happens to my camera there is usually something covering the lens, i haven't pressed the 'ok' button or my batteries are going flat/not very good. hope this helps! ... Kodak EasyShare C300 Digital Camera

I have a nikon l18 coolpix and when i plug the usb cable in and connect it to the computer to download pictures it searches for the pictures and then gives me a message telling me that the camera is in use...as far as i can see the camera is in "connected" mode...black screen, a green light, and the computer recognizes that it is there


Buy an inexpensive card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

I have a canon zr60 digital camcorder. the problem i have is that i can watch videos on VCR mode, but when i want to record i only see a black screen.


See this link. ... Canon Digital Cameras
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