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Camera powers on but desplays black no images seen


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Camera powers on but desplays black no images seen


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The view finder or screen are black. The lens moves out when the camera is powered on, I can hear the shutter click when pushed; the telephoto is moving; I have all the settings show on the screen when the camera is powered on but I cannot see anything through the view finder or on the screen and no image is captured when a pic is taken. I changed the batteries and it made no difference.


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The camera powers on fine, although it has a black screen with no image. What type problem is this and is it fixable or not. When I go to look at the pictures I took while the display screen was blacked out the screen remains with no image.


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Black LCD Same issue. Powers up fine but lcd is black. Looks like it "sees" a little light around the edges but that's it. Takes black pictures. Can still see old images fine. It's like the camera went blind.


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No image on lcd,if you snap a picture,the picture will be black,camera has set up for a while.it will power up and show functions and set up info on lcd you can set time and date,but no image,flash works,but takes no picture,any ideas?


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