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Camera: Pentax S45 The top half of the screen is black with gray lines through it when turned on. When off the screen looks fine. Also turns off almost immediately after being turned on, despite batteries being fully charged

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My camera has a gray screen and a black line at the bottom right corner and you can not see any thing you are looking at. what do i do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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