Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE E500 Digital Camera ?

It will not take a pix or even show a pix to take in the view finder.


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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Konica Minolta DiMAGE E500 Digital Camera

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It will not take a pix or even show a pix to take in the view finder.


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When the camera is in take a picture mode, the view finder is black. When viewing pictures pictures previously taken, they are show on the view finder. Why is it black in this mode?


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Black Screen ive got a black screen when i take pictures; everything else on the camera works. the menu's pop up; the pictures ive taken show on review. but the actual view doesnt show anything and is completely black so whenever i take a picture its just all black. i just got this camera for christmas and it hasnt been dropped or exposed to liquid. it doesnt show a lens error number either; because i dont even think it knows it has one.. its just black though.


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Card locked shows of view finder, cannot take a picture it shows a't picture but won't take a picture


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I am unable to view the main screen for taking a live picture...It is showing a blank screen...even if i take a photo...it is blank.


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LCD screen (which means with this model my view finder, menu etc) lights up and gets bright white but won't show anything (ie no picture, menu etc). I can still take great pictures, I just have no idea what I am taking them of.


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Screen shows all white when taking a photo and cannot view any photo at all. Not sure if it is even taking the photo. Have only owned for 2 months.


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