Having problems with your Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera ?
Viewing screen/pictures nearly totally black
\015 Hello\015\012\015\012My camera was working fine. I downloaded a number of videos from it - don't know if such is related. However, shortly after doing so I tried using the camera and nos, using the viewing screen, I see only what appears to be similar to shadowy night vision.\015\012\015\012When I take a picture the image is nearly completing dark. \015\012\015\012I have tried everything I can think of ...\015
I think unfortunately your CCD died. Long term video using is not suitable for this kind of cameras. You can do nothing. An authorized tecnician must look the camera. So you should bring your camera to the nearest Olympus Service. Good luck.
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