Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?

The view screen is black and you can't see what you're taking the pic. Battery is ok


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If camera shows Menu item or any on-screen display in LCD but no live view to take picture then it can be either aperture problem or defective ccd imager.
And if you do not see any display icon in LCD then of course LCD section is bad or LCD back light is Off for some reason. Try to see faint image in LCD if it is totally blank by pointing good amount of light with flash light or some thing.

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