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Vivitar DVR590H starts ok gets to date fix and then goes blank screen and won't switch off???


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What I woud recommend you to do is to make sure that the batteries is fully charge before you turn the device on...If that doesnt work you can try to contact the manufacturer to see if they are willing to replace the device for you...Please go to their site for more details..the site is http://www.vivitar.com
\015\012Good luck
\015\012Thank you
\015\012Computerrep
Reset the camaera as below
\015\0121.0 Remove any power supply to the camera including any plug from main socket.
\015\0122. Remove battery from the camera.
\015\0123. leave it for about 15 min.
\015\0124. assemble the battery/power supply
\015\012turn it on again.....
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Vivitar DVR590H starts ok gets to date fix and then goes blank screen and won't switch off???


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