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E-520 the display has just stop working. it comes on when the camera is turned on than after 5 secs. it goes off


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Press the info button to see if anything changes.. else reset the camera through the custom reset in the menu
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E-520 the display has just stop working. it comes on when the camera is turned on than after 5 secs. it goes off


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